Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? These books by Kobi Yamada are perfect for helping students understand how to reframe issues. What Do You Do With and Idea and What Do You Do With a Problem are an easy-to-use, brilliant resource for your classroom!
What a great back to school or all about me activity that illustrates how EVERY student fits together to make the perfect class. All the directions as well as some more great" getting to know each other" activities in this post. Read more and see all the directions for this great display at: http://mrsgoffskinders.blogspot.com/2013/09/thanks-to-my-blogging-buddies-for-these.html
Community Study/Show & Tell- Puzzle "Peaces" to promote classroom unity. Each student in the class can decorate their own puzzle piece with what is important to them/what their interests are. They can share their puzzle piece with the class. After the students are done sharing their pieces, they can connect them together to symbolize the different and unique individuals that make up a classroom community!
FREE 3-7 short and hilarious activity will foster acceptance and understanding among your students for those who receive differentiated work. I was often questioned by my very socially aware 6th graders why some students received different work. This demonstration will help you explain our unique learning styles and needs in kid friendly language with a relatable metaphor- does everybody need a band aid on the same place on their bodies at the same time?