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...
#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 LanouWhen 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 these...
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...
Students working together at a table
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"Maybe we'll get to teach in February." That's been the joke at my school after snow, ice, and extreme cold, plus holidays and teacher workdays meant that last month we had only nine full days of...
Keeping Morning Meeting Greetings Fresh and Fun
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After doing many Morning Meetings, teachers often wonder how to keep the sense of comfortable routine while also varying the meetings enough to keep students (and adults) interested and engaged....
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A Morning Meeting sharing activity for Grade 3 from the book Doing Science in Morning Meeting. Happy HabitatsScience Content: Animals and habitats Disciplinary Core Ideas: Life Sciences—ecosystems (...
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A Morning Meeting greeting for Grade 2 from the book Doing Science in Morning Meeting:Science FrictionScience Content: Friction Disciplinary Core Ideas: Physical Sciences—matter and its interactions...
a drawing of a bug under a magnifying glass
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How can we build upon children's natural sense of wonder about the world around them? How can we include more science learning during our busy school days?An answer is the Responsive Classroom...
Doing Science in Morning Meeting
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Foster science learning with quick, fun, meaningful activities for K–6. Increase students' excitement about science, deepen content knowledge, and enhance science skills.The topics and activities in...
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This free reference guide shows how the activities in Doing Math in Morning Meeting align with Common Core standards and practices for mathematics.Get the guide:K–5 Common Core Standards Correlation...
Books Every Elementary Teacher Should Own
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We asked teachers, "Which Responsive Classroom book do you think every elementary teacher should own? Why?"  The Power of Our Words: Teacher Language That Helps Children Learn, by Paula...
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      Enrich your Morning Meetings! Knowing how busy school days can be, teachers Susan Lattanzi Roser and Carol Davis offer clear, step-by-step directions for ideas...
girl making a beaded bracelet
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Children need to develop the ability to think imaginatively and creatively. Children with imagination do a better job visualizing what they are reading, solving problems, entertaining themselves...
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Here's a Morning Meeting message idea from 80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades 3–6, by Carol Davis: Use a message like this one to tap students' prior knowledge and engage them in their learning...
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