Author: Roxann Kriete Genre: Education Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. ISBN: 9781892989604 Book Pages: 232 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
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 ClassroomMorning Meetings, a powerful teaching tool used by hundreds of thousands of teachers in K-8 schools. In the new edition of this essential text, you'll find: Step-by-step, practical guidelines for planning and holding Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings in K-8 classroomsDescriptions of Morning Meeting in action in real classrooms100 ideas for greetings, sharing, activities, and messages: some tried-and-true and some newUpdated information on sharingGuidance on adapting meeting components for different ages and abilities, including upper grades and English Language Learners.Explanations of how Morning Meeting supports mastery of Common Core State Standards, 21st century skills, and core competencies enumerated by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL).
Author: Andy Dousis Genre: Education Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. ISBN: 9781892989376 Book Pages: 221 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Bring joy and energy to math learning without adding to your already-packed schedule! Here are 150 fun and engaging math activities suitable for kindergartners to 5th graders, with math-themed ideas for all four Morning Meeting components: greeting, group activity, sharing, and morning message. Use these games, songs, chants, hands-on experiments, and more to inspire students' interest in math and help them practice skills. Each activity includes easy how-to steps; relevant NCTM content and process standards; specific math skills addressed; materials needed (all require few or no materials); tips on preparing students for success; math vocabulary to emphasize; and variations and extensions.
Author: Lara Webb Genre: Education Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. ISBN: 9781892989581 Book Pages: 216 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Foster science learning with quick, fun, meaningful activities for kindergarten through 6th grade. Increase students' excitement about science, deepen content knowledge, and enhance science skills. The activities are easy to set up, require minimal materials, and are flexible enough to use at any time of day. Charts help you select activities by title, grade level, Morning Meeting component, science content, science standards addressed, and science discipline (physical sciences; life sciences; Earth and space sciences; and engineering, technology, and applications of science). For each of the 150 activities you will get: brief, easy-to-follow directions; open-ended questions to help students reflect on their learning; science content and standards covered; key scientific vocabulary to reinforce; ideas for variations and extensions (when applicable).
Author: Jodie Luongo Genre: Education Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.. ISBN: 9781892989802 Book Pages: 234 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Boost students' language arts skills and meet standards—without adding to your schedule! Do you start the day with Morning Meeting? If so, you can use some of that time to reinforce students' language arts learning. These fun, lively activities enable you to seamlessly integrate language arts into a daily Morning Meeting. You'll find language arts activities for each component of Morning Meeting—greeting, sharing, group activity, and morning message. From reading poetry with sound effects to pantomiming idioms to guessing which character someone's describing, these activities are varied, challenging, and confidence-building. Features that make them easy to use: Clear, step-by-step directionsCan be used with any curriculumFew or no materials requiredVariations and extensions for language arts lessonsActivities sorted by grade, but can be adapted for any grade This book helps you inspire students' interest in language arts and give them practice in key skills—all while enriching and enlivening your Morning Meetings.
Author: Dr. Felicia Durden, Ed.D. Genre: Education Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 9781612437026 Book Pages: 176 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
A complete guide for improving the focus and engagement of your special education students by starting the day off right Use a morning meeting to jump-start your students’ day! This simple but effective classroom technique has been proven to help students learn better, build friendships, improve behavior and gain confidence. Offering fun games, great songs and other engaging activities, this book’s 101 ready-to-use ideas are sure to help your students experience remarkable progress in: • Math and reading • Team-building • Planning and communication • Science and technology • Goal-setting • Organization • Problem-solving • Role-playing • Fulfilling a classroom job • Creative arts
Author: Melissa Correa-Connolly Genre: Education Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc. ISBN: 9781892989208 Book Pages: 152 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
From "Magic Number" to "UFO Experts", this fun collection of activities, chants, and greetings helps teachers build a positive climate for learning while giving students practice in reading, math, problem-solving, and more. Each activity includes: Suggested grade levelAcademic and social skills practicedMaterials neededConcise, easy-to-follow directions