All Blog Posts Tagged 'inspire' (8)

The American Dream

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.


Years ago, my good friend and colleague, Ray Moore, attended an AVID conference in San Diego.  He tells me that at the conference he heard the superintendent of San Diego City Schools state the following:

It…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on May 24, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The gift of HOPE

At the Freshman Transition Network we are always trying to find resources that can be used in the classroom to motivate and inspire kids.  This video is one such resource.  

 

Your students need to see this.  After they watch it, take an opportunity to talk about how they treat their fellow man.  Talk to them about Love and Forgiveness and Humility.  Take a moment to talk about judging others and the treating…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on February 16, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Gotta do it more than once!

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.


If you have read many of my previous … Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on April 8, 2010 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Using Quotes to teach life lessons

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.


Do you remember your parents or grandparents sharing with you the same words of wisdom over and over again until you could quote them in your sleep?


If so, then count yourself blessed. Those words of wisdom spoken by an adult who cared helped to shape you and mold you. Even though at times you were probably tired of hearing those…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on March 22, 2010 at 8:27pm — 5 Comments

PART TWO - Use Music to Inspire and Connect with Students

This post was originally on The Freshman Transition Network.


Recently I posted about ways to use music in the classroom and a list of specific songs that can be used. This post is a follow up to that earlier… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on March 19, 2010 at 9:38am — 4 Comments

Another Great Song to Share - Our Lives by The Calling

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.


Here's another great song to consider sharing with your students (if the video doesn't load the first time try refreshing this page):







This song, Our Lives by The Calling, has an axcellent message for our young people. As I have recommended with songs before, try playing it for your students as a Do…
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Added by Scott Habeeb on March 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Use Music to Inspire and Connect with Students

This was originally posted on The Freshman Transition Network.



Kids respond to music. Use it to teach them lessons about life and to express your hopes for them. Use it to let them know you love them. Don't just wait for teachable moments to come along. Instead use music to create teachable moments.



Here are 2 ideas for how you can use these songs:



1. Use the song as a Do Now/Bell Ringer activity in your… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on February 26, 2010 at 8:04am — No Comments

Black Eyed Peas “Youth Voices” PSA Empowers Youth Through Digital Arts



The Adobe Foundation and The Black Eyed Peas Peapod Foundation today unveiled a new public service announcement called “Plant Inspiration.” The PSA promotes the launch of Adobe Youth Voices, a non-profit that stresses the power of technology to engage middle- and high school–age youth. Adobe Youth Voices provides… Continue

Added by Erik on October 7, 2009 at 4:21pm — No Comments

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