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Be a Richer Thinker at Home

April 16, 2020

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What does it mean to be a Richer Thinker?  Being a Richer Thinker means thinking more deeply about what is going on around you; being able to think beyond yourself to help others.  It means being able to communicate your thinking with others in many different ways.  It is means being able to solve a problem in different ways.  Being a Richer Thinker also means never giving up; it means being resilient even when faced with a tough task.  Self-monitoring and learning how to be in our best learning state is another example of how to be a Richer Thinker. 

Check out how our students are being Richer Thinkers while learning from home.

Brayzlynn, (Gr.1) - was a Richer Thinker by  working hard to complete all her work everyday.

Ryden, (Gr.1) - was a Richer Thinker by persevering when he was dealing with internet issues. 

Darian, (Gr.1) - was a Richer Thinker by working hard to complete his work everyday.

Ella, (Gr.1) - was a Richer Thinker by making a Connection during the Read Aloud.

Fay, (Gr.1) - was a Richer Thinker by cleaning up her yard for Earth Day.

Liam, (Gr.1) - is a Richer Thinker by sharing his thoughts during discussions when we are learning online. 

Sullivan, (Gr.1) - was a Richer thinker by working hard to complete his work. 

Eric, (Gr.1) - was a Richer thinker by always being ready to learn for our online lessons.      

Caleb, (Gr. 2) – was a Richer Thinker when he told a friend that he missed him.

Callie, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when she asked for a challenge in Math.

Courtney, (Gr. 2) – was a Richer thinker when she communicated clearly and enthusiastically in her online class.

Janelle, (Gr. 3) – was a Richer Thinker when she did a good job communicating her thoughts about the pandemic in her Journal.

Jax, (Gr. 2) – was a Richer Thinker when he communicated news about his puppies, leading to good learning for our class.

Johnathan, (Gr. 2) – was a Richer Thinker when he was positive and energetic in our online learning.

Sean, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when he used courteous and friendly language in our online class.

Sofia, (Gr. 2) – was a Richer Thinker when she remembered to talk slowly and clearly during our online classes.

Ora, (Gr. 1) - has been a Richer Thinker by doing her chores and by cleaning her sisters room for her.

Kayden, (Gr. 3) - was a Richer Thinker by paying attention and asking good questions during an online lesson.

Liam, (Gr.3) - was a Richer Thinker by asking good questions during our lesson.

Coda, (Gr. 4) - was a Richer Thinker by making sure he got all his assignments done.

Chevara, (Gr. 4) - was a Richer Thinker by making sure she got all her assignments done.

Liviana, (Gr. 4) - was a Richer Thinker by sharing information about her rabbit with others.

Tathra, (Gr. 4) - was a Richer Thinker by preserving and making sure her work gets done, even though she was having Teams problems.

Juden (7/8L) - was a Richer Thinker by being such a good listener during our reading time.

Ellya, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when she self-monitored to keep her attention right on her learning during online classes.

Emerson, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when she went beyond expectations in all her projects and assignments.

Gavin, (Gr.2) - was a Richer Thinker when he thought deeply and communicated his ideas with  his class.

Jessica, (Gr.2) - was a Richer Thinker when she solved a problem.  She figured out what was the best way for her to learn Math, and earned an IXL Certificate of Excellence.

Jolene, (Gr. 3) - was a Richer Thinker when she solved a problem.  She figured out a way to make her structure more stable.

Kaylee, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when she communicated her thinking by drawing a dome.

Seirra, (Gr. 2) - was a Richer Thinker when she went beyond expectations and tested the strength of eggs.

Addison, (Gr. 7/8L) - was a Richer Thinker by persisting when faced with faulty technology. She never gave up and kept re-attending the online class. 

Seirra, (Gr. 2) - is a Richer thinker because she is smart and never gives up.

Darian, (Gr. 1) - is a Richer Thinker by sharing his toys with his sister and doing his homework.

Eathen (K), Kolton (Gr. 1), Chase (Gr. 3/4) and Cody (Gr. 5) - were Richer Thinkers by taking turns and showing respect in their reading group. 

Eric, (Gr. 1) - was a Richer Thinker by being ready to read every morning.

Brayzlynn, (Gr. 1) - was a Richer Thinker by reading her books at home.

Youssef, (Gr. 1) - was a Richer Thinker by finding somewhere quiet in his house to read. 

Shelby, Emily, Tamara, Vincent, Nathan and Zoey, (Gr. 5) - were Richer Thinkers by learning how to become Richer Thinkers in an online community. This showed self-monitoring, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and being resilient.

Shelby, (Gr. 5) - was a Richer Thinker by creating a Flipgrid video that explains how she creates happiness in a not so happy time. This shows problem solving, resilience and self-monitoring.

Vincent, (Gr. 5) - was a Richer Thinker by improving his writing skills and finishing all his math assignments. This shows resiliency and self-monitoring. 

Layla, (Gr. 7/8D) - was a Richer Thinker by helping her classmates on Teams when they were stuck on a question.

Skyler, (Gr. 7/8D) - is a Richer Thinker by always bringing a positive attitude to class discussions/meetings.

Brooklyn, (Gr. 7/8D) - was a Richer Thinker by taking the initiative to research a question during a reading session.