My name is Ruth Kriteman. I have lived and worked in the state of New Mexico for many years. I love it here; there is so much that makes it a great place to live: the high desert climate, the incredibly warm people, the abundance of cool places to visit, great indoor and outdoor activities, the dive...Read More
The OCDE Project GLAD® model embeds classroom, team, and individual management strategies that create interaction in the classroom. Students practice language with teams and partners. They move around the classroom to bring oxygen and glucose to the brain that stimulates thinking. Students are provi...Read More
It has been twenty years since I took my first Project GLAD training. After I left that impactful week of training, Project GLAD became the foundation of my teaching. Over the years, I have witnessed how Project GLAD has had an impact on student achievement, student engagement, and teacher collabor...Read More
As we look to grow our reach in this ever-changing digital world, we should consider taking it back to the basics. I am talking when phones were attached with a cord, a paper map took you across the country and your cassette tape had to be flipped over halfway through. Might you consider the 3 ...Read More
The power of YET is a big factor in our success at Sunburst. If our kids understand the power of YET they will have a greater belief in themselves as well as gain better self confidence. Working with specific students in smaller groups works to give them the opportunity to learn their own voice and ...Read More
We believe that our students needs to have multiple opportunities to rehearse their learning. The T Graph is a great was to get student’s feedback. During our training Ms. Martinez shared a great Growth Mindset activity that we could use tomorrow in our classrooms. Alejandra, Art and Liz
The development of Growth Mindset is a primary focus at Sunburst Youth Academy. One of the ways that we attempt to promote student confidence by having them recognize the language that goes with a fixed vs. a growth mindset.