September #AMDSBKidsChat: Growth Mindset

Welcome to another exciting year with #AMDSBKidsChat! 

If you are joining us again, we are thrilled to have you back! If you are new to #AMDSBKidsChat (Twitter in the classroom), let me tell you a little bit about our chat! #AMDSBKidsChat is a Twitter chat for K-8 students in the Avon Maitland District School Board. #AMDSBKidsChat is a place for students to connect with their peers, creatively share ideas, improve literacy skills by communicating and collaborating with others, and develop citizenship and character. Everything you need to get started can be found here! Watch the video(s), answer the questions ahead of time, and join us to share your ideas and learn with other K-8 students throughout #AMDSBLearns!

#AMDSBKidsChat is kicking off the year with a chat about #GrowthMindset on September 26, 2017 from 12PM – 1PM.

Please note our new time slot!

Our team is happy to answer any questions you may have and in-class support is available! We host a new chat every month so feel free to join us anytime! Please contact Leigh Cassell for all your Twitter needs!

Videos:

Ormie the Pig (Primary)
Keep Moving Forward (Junior)

The Story of Nick Vujicic (Intermediate)

Questions:

  1. What do you do that makes you feel smart?
  2. What do you do that is really challenging/ makes you really think?
  3. Describe a time you wanted to give up but kept going.
  4. Describe a time you took a risk to try a new idea. Were you successful? What did you learn?
  5. What mistake have you made that taught you something? What did you learn?
  6. What will you do next to challenge yourself?

 

Additional Resources:

 

Growth Mindset Questions to Ask Children

Mindset Survey

Growth Mindset Online Assessment: Learn students’ mindsets in 5 minutes!

Reflection/ Mindset Exit Card

 


Bienvenue pour cette nouvelle année excitante avec #AMDSBKidsChat !

Si vous êtes de retour, nous sommes très contents de vous revoir ! Si c’est votre première expérience avec #AMDSBKidsChat (Twitter pour la salle de classe), laissez-moi vous parler un peu de notre forum de discussion! #AMDSBKidsChat est un Twitter forum de discussion pour les élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année d’Avon Maitland District School Board. #AMDSBKidsChat est un lieu où les élèves peuvent entrer en contact virtuel avec leurs pairs, partager leurs idées de façon créative, améliorer leur alphabétisation en communiquant et collaborant avec les autres, et développer leur civisme et  leur caractère. Tout ce dont vous avez besoin pour commencer se trouve ici ! Regardez les vidéos, répondez aux questions en avance; joignez vous à nous pour partager vos idées et apprendre avec les autres élèves de la maternelle à la 8e année en utilisant  #AMDSBLearns !

#AMDSBKidsChat commence l’année avec une discussion à propos du #GrowthMindset le 26 septembre, 2017 de 12h-13h. 

Veuillez noter notre nouvelle heure !

Cela nous fera plaisir de répondre à vos questions, l’assistance est disponible dans votre salle de classe ! Il y a un nouvelle discussion chaque mois, donc n’hésitez pas à nous joindre quand vous le désirez. Veuillez contacter Leigh Cassell pour tous vos besoins Twitter !

Questions :

  1.       Quelle activité te fait sentir plus intelligent ?
  2.       Quelle activité trouves-tu vraiment difficile ou te force vraiment à persévérer ?
  3.       Décris un moment où tu étais prêt à abandonner ce que tu faisais, mais tu as persisté.
  4.       Décris un moment où tu as pris le risque d’essayer une nouvelle idée. As-tu réussi ?                     Qu’est-ce que tu as appris ?
  5.       As-tu commis des erreurs qui t’ont appris quelque chose de nouveau ? Qu’est-ce que tu as         tiré de cela ?
  6.       Que ferais-tu différemment la prochaine fois , face à un nouveau défi ?

French Translation by #AMDSBLearns Brian Arens, Lisa Ilowski, & Sophie Capron

Blogs as Digital Portfolios in AMDSB 2017-2018

Welcome back to another exciting school year in #AMDSBLearns! All of the information, instructions and forms you need to start blogging with your students for the 2017-2018 school year are included here! Be sure to read through the entire Google Doc carefully. If you have any further questions, please leave a comment below, or send me an email! @LeighCassell

June #AMDSBKidsChat: Reflection

It’s June! We’ve had a wonderful year with students across #AMDSBLearns who have engaged in our monthly #AMDSBKidsChat. Now it’s time to reflect on your school year!  There are no videos this month as all of the questions are based around the growth that you’ve experienced this year. Take some time to reflect as a class, and by yourself. We can’t wait to read your reflections from the 2016-2017 school year!

Join us as we #Reflect during our next #AMDSBkidschat on June 19th from 10AM-11AM. #AMDSBKidsChat is a great place for students to connect with their peers, creatively share ideas, improve literacy skills by communicating and collaborating with others, and develop citizenship and character. Everything you need to get started can be found here!  Answer the questions ahead of time, and join us to share your ideas and learn with other K-12 students throughout #AMDSBLearns!

Questions:

Q1. What is something new you learned this year, and how might you use that learning in the future?

Q2. If you could change one thing that happened this year, what would it be?

Q3. In what area do you feel you made your biggest improvements? Why?

Q4. What have been some of the challenges you faced this year?

Q5.  What is something you taught your teacher or classmates this year?

Q6. If you could choose what YOU wanted to learn next year, what would you choose?

Q7. If you could describe 2016/17 in one word, what word would you choose? Why?

If you have any questions or ideas you’d like to share, please leave a comment below!