First Days of School

Aug 1, 2016

Janice Smith

Here at Mission 100% we believe great teachers can, and do, set and reset their classroom expectations, culture and routines & procedures throughout the year.  Every group of students, and every portion of the year, can be different and adjusting as necessary is crucial.  That said, starting the year off on the right foot is […]

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Campus Wide Backwards Planning

Jul 5, 2016

Janice Smith

  For many of us, summer= Quadrant 2 time.  Without the urgent to-do items that pop up daily when students are in school, summer gives us the rare opportunity to spend more time thinking & planning long term, rather than day to day.  So this week’s Video of the Week actually comes from a Collection […]

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First & Last Five

Jun 6, 2016

Janice Smith

The ‘First Five’, or Do Now*, or Do First, is the chunk of time right at the start of a class period.  Most often used in Middle or High School, it provides an opportunity to do several things: 1) Set the tone for the class.  Students are often transitioning in from the hallway, and a […]

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Physical Space in a MS Math Classroom

Jul 10, 2015

Janice Smith

Last week’s Video of the Week was one video from a collection titled ‘Physical Space in a MS Literacy Classroom’, so this week we’ve put together a collection for you from one of our favorite middle school Math classrooms.  It probably won’t surprise you that the title of the collection is ‘Physical Space in a […]

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Physical Space in a Literacy Classroom

Jul 6, 2015

Janice Smith

During the summer we often spend a lot of time thinking about both our long term academic plans for the year, as well as our classroom culture and physical space.  So this week we’ve created a brand new Collection for you (live on the site!) called ‘Physical Space in a  Literacy Classroom’.  We think this […]

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