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 the 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 1

Day 1: Being Gracious I've been really struggling lately with being gracious. It's unfortunate that as I achieve more success in my career and relationships that I've become this more material and extrinsically focused person. So, I'm doing this project to remind myself of why I should be so grateful. Everyday, I will list five... Continue Reading →

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