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The Benefits of Formative Assessment | Kami Classroom

The Benefits of Formative Assessment | Kami Classroom

What is formative assessment, and why should you be considering it as part of your regular teaching routine? Formative assessment is an assessment-styled task or piece of work, designed to provide feedforward and feedback to students. The goal of formative assessment...

Celebrating Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

Celebrating Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

Four quick tips to help you bring celebrations of diversity into your classroom Celebrating different cultures in the classroom is extremely important as our schools become more multicultural. Students should feel safe to express who they are and share their beliefs,...

Gratitude Journal for Kids | Kami Resources

Gratitude Journal for Kids | Kami Resources

Here's a fun and functional way to get your students to show daily gratitude!Daily Gratitude Journal Download the full journal below:We get it. With all the pressures in the world today, it can often be a struggle to find joy and happiness in the little things. Throw...

3 Ways to Teach Gratitude in the Classroom

3 Ways to Teach Gratitude in the Classroom

Find five editable Kami Gratitude Resources down below. (Instructions for using the Gratitude Tree and Frames are in the blog!) When we're thankful and appreciative, that warm, fuzzy hormone oxytocin is released in our body, promoting feelings of love and wellbeing....

8 Student Emotional Check-in Techniques

8 Student Emotional Check-in Techniques

Conducting student check-ins with your class is important in so many ways; they help build self-awareness, self-regulation, and a more trustworthy learning environment. They can also help students build social-emotional skills for Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and...

10 Ways to Check for Student Understanding | Kami Classroom

10 Ways to Check for Student Understanding | Kami Classroom

Checking student understanding is a vital part of any teaching process. It helps guide you in pacing the lesson appropriately, as well as ensuring your students are engaged and learning! However, sometimes it can be tricky – it might be last period on a Friday...

Get to know: Split and Merge | Kami Tools

Get to know: Split and Merge | Kami Tools

Become a pro at using one of our most popular free-to-use tools; Split and Merge!Teachers, you’re busy enough. Let’s forget spending hours at the printer or photocopier, burning through cash and paper supplies, only to do it all again after spotting a typo or missed...

Halloween Activi-treats! | Kami Classroom Resources

Halloween Activi-treats! | Kami Classroom Resources

Have so much fun it's scary with these Kami classroom resources! Spooky Shakespeares Let your student's creative pumpkin juices flow with this Halloween-inspired acrostic poem!   Download here Pumpkin PaintingLet your class unleash their inner artists with a...

Build Community with a Classroom Contract

Build Community with a Classroom Contract

Download our classroom contract resources to use with your students, today! Classroom contract templates Choose from our elementary or secondary school versions! Download yours below: Elementary templatesOption #1Option #2Secondary templatesOption #1Option #2A...

Tips & Tricks for Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

Tips & Tricks for Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

Creating a positive classroom culture is fundamental to shaping the minds of learners. Engaged learners are motivated to learn, they feel a sense of belonging to their teacher, peers, and the classroom. This is super important, not just for their social-emotional...