To support Carol Dweck's Growth Mindset, employ the concept of The Learning Pit into the classroom. The challenge concept is set. Through investigation some students begin to emerge out of the pit. They work to help others out of the pit, re-questioning their own knowledge at the same time. https://vimeo.com/128462566
Writing centre. Samples of what students can work on include: Letter writing List making Story writing Start a Topic book (a book all about topic of student's choice) Comic strips Card making... All materials available for students at one location.
The 100 square challenge! Can you use your knowledge of numbers, patterns and place value to reassemble the 100 square? How about trying it against the timer? Can you even complete more than one square before the time runs out? Very popular in my class! LG☆