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seven character strengths that are highly predictive of lives that are “engaged, meaningful, and purposeful”

KIPP offers teachers, kids, and parents a structured, meaningful way to talk about and develop character.

A view of KIPP schools in action

The Softer Side of 'No Excuses' - Education Next

A view of KIPP schools in action

The Softer Side of 'No Excuses' - Education Next

GRIT -- finishing what one starts; completing something despite obstacles; a combination of persistence and resilience.

Character Strengths and corresponding behaviors. tips on how we strengths our kids grit, social intelligent, zest and some other character

KIPP schools inspire me

teach at an inner city school.

Work Hard. Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America, by Jay Mathews.   About the two founders of KIPP, one of the most successful charter school systems in the country and my future employer! Great, inspiring book.

Be Nice.: How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America, by Jay Mathews. About the two founders of KIPP, one of the most successful charter school systems in the country and my future employer!

questions that close readers should ask

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Biographies for children that model a growth mindset

30 Biographies That Encourage a Growth Mindset

Biography: help your children learn about growth mindset with these excellent biographies! A bunch of books to use in biographies!

Judge Hatchett, Kevin Gillespie Help Raise $210K for KIPP Schools - AJC | April 11, 2014

Judge Hatchett, Kevin Gillespie Help Raise $210K for KIPP Schools - AJC | April 11, 2014

This is the best way to start guided reading with each and every group you meet with! My kids beg me to play "Pop The Balloon" and it's a quick, easy way for me to assess their phonics knowledge. Win win!

This is the best way to start guided reading with each and every group you meet with! My kids beg me to play "Pop The Balloon" and it's a quick, easy way for me to assess their phonics knowledge.

Geraldlynn Stewart is a New Orleans native and a senior at KIPP Renaissance High School. She grew up in the Seventh Ward neighborhood and attended elementary school in the Tremé until Hurricane Katrina displaced her family to Houston. Shortly after returning to the city post-Katrina, Geraldlynn enrolled in KIPP Believe College Prep, an ambitious new school determined to send all of its students to college. She has attended KIPP schools since fifth grade. #LouisianaBookFestival…

Geraldlynn Stewart is a New Orleans native and a senior at KIPP Renaissance High School. She grew up in the Seventh Ward neighborhood and attended elementary school in the Tremé until Hurricane Katrina displaced her family to Houston. Shortly after returning to the city post-Katrina, Geraldlynn enrolled in KIPP Believe College Prep, an ambitious new school determined to send all of its students to college. She has attended KIPP schools since fifth grade. #LouisianaBookFestival…

KIPP School Summit Gala Video by KIPP Foundation. KIPP School Summit (KSS) is the annual gathering of the entire KIPP "Team and Family." It's the time to connect, learn, and share amongst our colleagues and partners from across the country, all in the name of professional development. www.kipp.org

KIPP School Summit (KSS) is the annual gathering of the entire KIPP "Team and Family." It's the time to connect, learn, and share amongst our colleagues…

Incorporating character into your classroom. Watch the below 13 minute video to hear more from parents, teachers, and students about each ch...

Incorporating character into your classroom. Watch the below 13 minute video to hear more from parents, teachers, and students about each ch.

I found this fascinating.... but kids really do need to be taught how to SLANT, “Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters and Prompt Cards” can be used to teach, and later prompt, the skills of paying to the teacher or task. (it's free)

This FREEBIE “Attending Skill Strategies: Visual Support Posters and Prompt Cards” can be used to teach, and later prompt, the skills of paying to the teacher or task. (Could be extended to "speaker" instead of "teacher.

At KIPP we use to document to help frame our teaching, observations and overall approach to classroom culture.  The framework takes a holistic approach in helping define what are the elements that make dynamic and engaging classroom.

KIPP Framework for Excellent Teaching. The KIPP schools put character at the forefront of their teaching. I love that Student Growth & Achievement is at the center! A really nice flow chart and set of basic reminders everyday.