I am SO excited to begin sharing some of our newest footage from KIPP Metro Atlanta in coming weeks.  In fact, over the next two weeks you can expect to see a whole bunch of new footage appearing in the Mission 100% video library, ranging from K-12th grade. The clips we’re most excited about, however, are […]

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The Power of Yet

Aug 31, 2015

Janice Smith

Growth mindset, the belief in its importance and the explicit teaching of it to both teachers and students, is something we’ve heard a lot of people talking about in the last couple of years as we’ve visited schools.  In the age of ‘new math’, and an increase in rigor in the Common Core State Standards, […]

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The Importance of Mindset

Oct 27, 2014

Janice Smith

We think and reflect constantly on the mindsets of the teachers we study, watch and capture here in the Mission 100% library.  While ultimately it’s their actions that are impacting students and how much they are able to learn and grow within a year, we know that these actions are a direct result of the mindsets they […]

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It All Begins With What We Believe

Aug 4, 2014

Janice Smith

While we know you all are beginning to head back to school, and your to-do lists are full of plans, and classroom setup, and preparation for open houses, we know and believe that it all begins with the right mindset as we approach the year, our students, our families and our teams.  So we’ve decided […]

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The Importance of the Yankee Mindset

Jul 21, 2014

Janice Smith

Here we are, mid-July (and mid-baseball season).  In most cases we don’t have students in our classrooms yet, though some of you lucky ones have already gotten to welcome them back for those first weeks of summer school. Either way, we’re certainly all thinking about the year ahead, and the students that will soon be […]

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