Welcome to the #TeamOctopus Forum!
…recognizing your own INNER STRENGTH and helping others find their inner strength, too.
…naming your own obstacles (and recognizing the obstacles of others.)
…SPEAKING UP even when it’s hard.
And, to help us all find the courage for those hard conversations, it’s about TEAMING UP, which is what this forum is all about!
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Now, onto the TEAMING UP!
#TeamOctopus Announcements, Plans, and Big Dreams
Find out about what's in the #TeamOctopus pipeline...T-shirt sales, Student Writing Opportunities, Upcoming Giveaways, etc. Some exciting stuff! You can also start your own topic with an idea of your own that you'd love to see take root. When, you think big -- and when you put it out there -- big things can happen!
- 9 hours, 57 minutes ago
Team Up: Partner With Another Class/School
Want to connect with another class or school that's reading the book? Create a topic in this forum and include:
- - Your Location (including time zone)
- - The Month You Plan to Use the Book
- - The Grade(s) You Teach
- - How You’d Like to Connect (Mystery Skype, Pen Pals, Etc.)
- - Anything else relevant
- 10 hours, 41 minutes ago
Ideas for Book-Inspired Social Action
Book-inspired conversations are fabulous, and when those conversations lead to action it's even more exciting. Here's a place to brainstorm ways that students and/or staff can take action in their communities and beyond.
- 9 hours, 50 minutes ago
- Chance to Win a Read-Aloud Kit, including a Class Set of #TeamOctopus Shirts for Your Class!
- 5 hours, 4 minutes ago
Share Ideas for Using the Book with Students
What's worked? What hasn't? What are you excited to try out?
- 11 hours, 37 minutes ago
- #TeamOctopus Announcements, Plans, and Big Dreams