Authentic Morning Meetings

Morning Meetings provide students a chance to check in with a peer group to get their day started. This is an important beginning for students so they can individually be greeted by their teachers and every adult is making contact with every child in the building. It gives students a chance to feel significant. I […]

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The “Woot Woot Cart” ~ an authentic gesture!

Almost everybody likes to play Santa Claus! Bearing gifts to others, doesn’t sound like a bad idea…or does it? The expression “Be careful Greeks carrying a joyous bounty endowments” from the myth of Laocoön, minister of Troy, who, in Virgil’s Aeneid, did whatever it took not to acknowledge the Trojan horse. This descends from the […]

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