We have had a very busy week.  We have been working on our daily routines and classroom expectations.  We went on a tour of the school, and their favorite place on campus was the school library.  We also began our daily mindfulness lesson/practice.  For the Kinder parents, I went to a mindfulness week-long training during the summer of 2014 and I incorporated a mindfulness practice into our daily classroom lives last year.  The first graders were eager to begin mindfulness again.  Lastly we started the conversation that will end with our classroom agreements.  This week we are concentrating on and discussing “why we come to school” and “what we want to learn this year.”  Today we had a lively discussion about what “work” they think we will do in school this year.  Here is a list of what we discussed in our class meeting:

we will make magic books


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