First TeachNow Lesson Plan

  Lesson Plan   Teacher Candidate:   Nichole Lee Stinemetz Lesson Title: Introducing Point of View and Reading with Silly Voices Grade Level and Course: 2nd Grade (ELL only) Time Segment of Lesson: 50 minutes   Standard(s) Addressed in Lesson:   CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.6: Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in... Continue Reading →

Types of Praise and They’re Effect on Students

Literature Review of the Role of Effort Based Praise Versus Intelligence Based Praise in the Development of Growth Mindset Versus Fixed Mindset Background Prior to the early 2000s, there were two schools of thought on students’ achievements in school. One, students succeed based on their own inherent intelligence- that is the intelligence they were born... Continue Reading →

365 Days of Gratitude: Day 7

I'm back! Today was a lovely day, and it's also Friday in Tokyo. Hello weekend. Here I come! Let's get into the couple of things I'm grateful for today. 1. I'm grateful to be happy, right now.  I've been trying to feel grateful everyday. But that doesn't mean, I feel happy every day. Sometimes, I... Continue Reading →

Day 6: 365 Days of Gratitude

Alright, it’s the 6th day of my gratitude challenge. Today is the first day that I’ve really struggled to come up with five things to being grateful for. There are lots of things going on, and I’m super busy but that’s not why I’m struggling today. I’m struggling because today was a very ordinary day.... Continue Reading →

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