Love of the Game

Mar 9, 2015

Janice Smith

No Hope Lauren Berry, YES Prep North Central We love partnering with schools and networks in building the library.  Mostly because the art and science of teaching is still not perfected, and we (here at Mission 100%) know only what we’ve studied, read and watched.  We completely accept that this knowledge is constantly evolving, and by […]

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Culture of Error

Jan 19, 2015

Janice Smith

We can only imagine that many of you reading this are as excited about the recent release of Teach Like a Champion 2.0 as we are.  In fact, our’s arrived just last week and we’ve since spent much of our free time reading, studying and comparing notes with what we’ve been using since 2010 with […]

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Who's Running Your Classroom?

Aug 25, 2014

Janice Smith

At a conference several years ago one of the speakers (Alan November) completely revolutionized my thoughts on classroom communities and student ownership of them.*  He started by discussing communities from many years ago, when we didn’t have giant superstores like Walmart and Target.  Instead, everything a community needed had to be produced within that community. […]

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In the Zone

Apr 14, 2014

Janice Smith

Our video library mostly consists of short clips (1-3 minutes to be exact).  However there are some times when we feel that watching a portion of class in its entirety is necessary.  This is one of those times.  Allow me to set the stage. Welcome to George Marshall’s 4th grade math classroom.  Today is test […]

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Teacher's Role During a Do Now

Mar 10, 2014

Janice Smith

Video Title: Teacher’s Role During a Do Now Teacher: Kevika Amar School: KIPP Gaston College Preparatory Tags INSTRUCTION- Execution- Execution of the Plan- #Do Now INSTRUCTION– Questioning- Check for Understanding- #Circulation CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT– Addressing Behavior- Preventing Misbehavior- #Circulation CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT– Addressing Behavior- Responding to Misbehavior- #Non-Verbal CULTURE– Student Culture- Setting the Tone- #Daily Why we love it so much… […]

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