Sample Morning Meetings (DVD)

Watch four experienced teachers lead Morning Meetings that set the tone for a productive day of learning, while giving children practice in critical academic and social skills.
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Playing to Strengths: Morning Meetings Designed for Students with Autism

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 resistant fifth…
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Planning Morning Meetings for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

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 these students’ needs and to…
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Teachers Learn from Visiting Each Other’s Morning Meetings

"Good morning, friendly learners. Today we have a visitor joining us for Morning Meeting!” This is an announcement that students hear frequently when they begin their Morning Meeting at School 14. Every…
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Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Saturday – Pacific Time

You already use Morning Meeting to transition students into the school day and build your classroom community. Now, learn how to enhance this essential practice by examining how each of its four…
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Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Eastern Time

You already use Morning Meeting to transition students into the school day and build your classroom community. Now, learn how to enhance this essential practice by examining how each of its four…
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Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Saturday – Eastern Time

You already use Morning Meeting to transition students into the school day and build your classroom community. Now, learn how to enhance this essential practice by examining how each of its four…
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Evenings Connecting Morning Meeting to Academics – Eastern Time

You already use Morning Meeting to transition students into the school day and build your classroom community. Now, learn how to enhance this essential practice by examining how each of its four…
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COVID-19 Morning Meeting and Responsive Advisory Meeting Downloads

Thank you for completing the form. Please enjoy these resources.   Elementary Resources     Middle School Resources     Thank you to our Morning Meeting Contributing Teachers:     Thank you…
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Doing Academics in Morning Meeting Series

Quick and easy to teach and do, these activities offer K–6 teachers engaging ways to give students rich practice in a variety of academic topics. Find academic-themed ideas for all four components…
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Doing Social Studies in Morning Meeting

Enrich students’ social studies learning in Morning Meeting! This book is ideal for getting students excited about—and deepening their understanding of—the world around them. Each activity is designed to bring social studies…
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What Is Morning Meeting?

Responsive Classroom Morning Meeting is an engaging way to start each day, build a strong sense of community, and set children up for success socially and academically. Each morning, students and teachers…
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Morning Meeting Book

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 Classroom Morning…
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Doing Science in Morning Meeting

Foster science learning with quick, fun, meaningful activities for K–6. Increase students' excitement about science, deepen content knowledge, and enhance science skills.
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80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades K-2

Eighty easy-to-do, classroom-tested ideas to help you plan engaging, purposeful Morning Meetings for kindergarten, first, and second grade students.
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80 Morning Meeting Ideas for Grades 3-6

Eighty easy-to-do, classroom-tested ideas to help you plan engaging, purposeful Morning Meetings for third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students.
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Adapting Morning Meeting: Speech and Anxiety Needs

Morning Meeting is a powerful way to start the day. It meets students’ needs for belonging, significance, and fun; provides students with an opportunity to practice social and emotional skills; and prepares…
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Morning Meeting Visits: Sharing Ideas and Insights

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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Doing Language Arts in Morning Meeting

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…
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Take it Slow with Morning Meeting

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…
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Easy Ways to Vary Morning Meeting Greetings

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…
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Morning Meeting Lesson Plans . . . Where to Begin?

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…
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Keeping Morning Meeting Greetings Fresh and Fun

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. Greetings can…
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Partner Sharing in Morning Meeting

If you visited my classroom during Morning Meeting these days, you’d probably see first graders working with partners and using the conversation skills we’ve been working on all year. We’re now doing…
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The Power of Morning Meeting

The earnest fourth grade girl straightened up tall and looked around the circle, drew a deep breath and began: “Our greeting today will go like this. First you say your name, then…
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Morning Meeting Is for Everyone

Welcome to Morning Meeting in my full inclusion classroom. Twenty-one first graders sit in a large circle on a brightly colored rug. I'm in a small rocking chair, my hand lightly touching…
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