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Jan 31, 2016

Kara is an assistant principal at Edwin Lowe Elementary in New Town North Dakota.

  • Her generation doesn’t feel that people are coming in to take away their culture.
  • There’s nothing we can’t learn from each other.
  • How to help kids choose to be in education: Be that outstanding teacher!
  • Having authentic...


Jan 24, 2016

Kara is an assistant principal at Edwin Lowe Elementary in New Town North Dakota.

  • Grew up Cheyenne-Sioux South Dakota.
  • Foster education.
  • Emancipated as a young adult.
  • Knew what it took to survive in life.
  • Dropped out of High School.
  • Started school again in her 20s.
  • Life on the reservation due to socio-economic and...


Jan 17, 2016

Teacher-led Professional Development with Nathan Adams Transformative Principal 107

Nathan has been a special education teacher for 8 years. He has taught in middle, high, and elementary levels.

  • Teacher led professional development
  • Sponsored by the local teacher’s union.
  • Joined the union that has supported him, in an...


Jan 10, 2016

Kristin Bentley is a 2nd grade teacher in a Title I school.

She created an awesome app that helps manage classroom behavior: Color My Day

Introductory Video

  • Why use this rather than Class Dojo.
  • Think Time forms and Office Discipline Referrals are built-in to the app.
  • Shoutout to Tricia Skyles
  • ODRs going down means...


Jan 3, 2016

Kristin Bentley is a 2nd grade teacher in a Title I school.

She created an awesome app that helps manage classroom behavior: Color My Day

[Introductory Video](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4IrMJpInOk&feature=youtu.be)

  • Using card pulls is not very effective.
  • Clip charts use separate clips to show that positive...