This time of year is always a little hectic and it's important to remember what we want our classroom community to feel like. We've been taking some time to compliment and honor our friends great qualities, and we've been reviewing how to deal with tricky social situations. These are all a big deal in first grade life. We've also been reviewing our classroom routines and procedures. One thing we decided at the beginning of the year was to respect our shared space. That means keeping it clean and organized. Today we did some spring cleaning and straightened up the areas we collectively use the most:
It feels good to take responsibility for our things and put them back where we know we can find them for next time.