Tribes Learning Communities Agreements

    All teachers and facilitators participated in intensive professional development to learn how to develop a caring learning environment and to use an active approach to learning that promotes healthy student development, stimulates motivation and improves academic outcomes. Tribes chords, visible in every classroom, help us develop a safe and respectful learning environment. This book, studied and written by Bonnie Benard of WestEd, is a detailed answer to the questions educators have been asking for many years: “What about the “tribal” process that makes it work so well in so many schools, cultures and countries? What helps all students learn and reach? What makes teaching easier and more enjoyable?¬†Tribes is a step-by-step process to achieve specific learning goals. Four chords are respected: these colorful tribes buttons are a great way to help your students remember chords and show pride in their tribes. Bag of 50. (ORDER CODE: T-165) Better personal performance/personal responsibility: We are responsible for our own learning and behaviour. The author has brought hundreds of research studies and literary references to enlightened coherence. The reader will find out why and how the implementation of the fundamental components of the tribal process changes people, classrooms and schools – not because the approach is a program to be taught or replicated – but because it is an active, student-centered learning process that everyone lives and owns every day in a school. A colorful refrigerator-flexi magnet that students can take home to present their family`s tribes chords. Is the parents` night coming? Order a pack of 25 magnets today! (ORDER CODE: T-166) Reaching all by Creating Tribes Learning Communities combines areas of group process and cooperative learning; Prevention and resilience The theory of learning and the change of school towards a complete and sensible whole. This readable, usable, wonderful book is not just a series of activities to build the community. Teachers and after-school staff organize their students into collaborative learning groups known as “tribes.” To promote a spirit of cooperation and social acceptance, students and teachers respect four community agreements: 1) attentive listening, 2) appreciation/no put downs, 3) mutual respect and 4) the “right to pass or participate”. Looking for a poster with the four Tribes Community Agreements? So look no further.