Thursday, September 30, 2010

Advisory September 29

Today we had a great discussion about auditory and visual learning.  Kids discussed their strengths.  We completed an activity with the book ZOOM by Istavan Banyai.  What a fun book!  Check out the Teaching Readers to Think blog for some more activities and background on the book, as well as the following link -

Monday, September 27, 2010

Advisory September 30

Activities for Advisory -
Goal Setting
-Treasure Chest p25-30
-Goal Setting Booklets

By the end of the Goal Setting lessons, students should have 3 measurable goals and an understanding of how to measure attainment of these goals. 
For goal setting materials -

  • S = Specific
  • M = Measurable
  • A = Attainable
  • R = Realistic
  • T = Timely

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Today's activities - 9/21/10

Here is a great video to discuss goal setting, teamwork, etc.

What was the baby squirrel’s goal?
What steps did it take to accomplish it?
What resources were available to the squirrel?

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Advisory September 14

Advisory 7:40-8:17  (Blog has been updated, feel free to share with your kids ........
                   Finish introductory activities and icebreakers
                  Advisory introduction and icebreakers
5.  Treasure Chest p. 19-24

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

First Advisory meeting for the 2010-11 School Year!

Q1: Introductory Activities, Perseverance and Goal Setting

9/2     Th—Advisory introduction and icebreakers
5.  Treasure Chest p. 19-24