Topics: Morning Meeting

Doing Math in Morning Meeting
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Bring joy and energy to math learning without adding to your already-packed schedule! 150 fun and engaging math activities for kindergartners to 5th graders: guessing games, songs, chants, hands-on...
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I enjoy planning Morning Meetings for my students, and each year I see how beneficial these gatherings are in creating a positive classroom community. I’ve also found that sharing and being exposed...
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Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting is a powerful way to create a classroom climate of respectful, engaged learning and the greeting component sets the tone by helping all students feel noticed and...
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If you teach older students—those between 10 and 14—you may have wondered if Morning Meeting is appropriate for them. Can you spare the time from the intensifying academic focus in the upper grades?...
Students and teacher in Morning Meeting
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Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting is a great way to set a positive tone for the day of learning ahead while also having fun and building community. It’s also a great way to give students rich...
Doing Language Arts in Morning Meeting book cover
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Quick and easy to teach and do, these activities offer K–6 teachers engaging ways to give students rich practice in language arts. Get language arts–themed ideas for all four Morning Meeting...
Students sharing
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In my conversations with teachers I hear a common concern about Morning Meeting at this time of year—how to move forward with sharing. Teachers have long lists of varied ideas for greeting and...
Teacher and students sitting in a morning meeting circle
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It's hard to believe that the school year is upon us. I remember the excitement—and apprehension—I felt as I made my lesson plans for the first weeks of school. One of the things I was most excited...
The Morning Meeting Book, 3rd Edition
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Since it was first published in 1999, The Morning Meeting Book has been the go-to guidebook for hundreds of thousands of teachers who use this routine to promote a climate of trust, academic growth,...
Two students doing a Morning Meeting greeting
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How can you keep the sense of comfortable routine while also varying Morning Meetings enough to keep students (and adults) interested and engaged? Greetings can set the tone for the whole meeting—and...
Students doing a Morning Meeting greeting
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Do you often wonder how to keep the sense of comfortable routine while also varying Morning Meetings enough to keep students (and adults) interested and engaged? Greetings can be especially important...
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Do you often wonder how to keep the sense of comfortable routine while also varying Morning Meetings enough to keep students (and adults) interested and engaged? Greetings can be especially important...
#RCchat: Morning Meeting
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Morning Meeting is a core practice in the Responsive Classroom approach, a distinctive and highly effective routine for starting the school day that has been adopted by hundreds of thousands of...
Students at Morning Meeting looking at Morning message
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Do you think a lot about how to create Morning Meetings that positively impact each day and prepare your students for the learning to come? I'll share a little secret that has worked for me: Try...
Student sharing in a Morning Meeting circle
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An adapted excerpt from The Morning Meeting Book, 3rd editionSharing is a rich and vital part of a daily Morning Meeting, a key Responsive Classroom practice in which all classroom members—grown-ups...
Teacher and students sitting on the floor
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Ryan holds up the book so all his classmates can see the cover and begins: "Reptile Facts is my favorite first grade book. Every first grader should read this book because it shares facts about...
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The greeting question during Morning Meeting was, “What would you change if you were the president?” The class responded with laughter and applause when a formerly shy, reserved, and sometimes...
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by Aaron Lanou  When Elizabeth Powell and I co-taught in an inclusion program for students on the autism spectrum, we discovered that Morning Meeting offered an excellent opportunity to address...
The Morning Meeting Book, 3rd Edition
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Promote a climate of trust, academic growth, and positive behavior by launching each school day with a whole class gathering. This comprehensive, user-friendly book shows you how to hold Responsive...
A teacher helping students at a table
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Ever drive down the road and realize the car is wobbly and perhaps in need of alignment? Sometimes I just know my class is going to feel the same way. Right before a vacation, the arrival of...
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