Watch As We Grow... Mindfully!
Post date: Mar 13, 2018 8:17:46 PM
Early on in the year, our meditation responses were quick sentences / reflections either on the classroom whiteboard, or on our desks. These meditations were so deep and inspirational, I felt that it was important for the students to have a journal of their reflections to look back on in their future.
In the past few months, the students (and their teacher!) have been taking the time after each meditation to reflected and respond in their own journals. Their responses range from free writing thoughts, questions, or experiences from the meditation, to predetermined sentence starters, or drawings that reflect their emotions and sensations.
Some days, the students will engage in this form of personal writing for up to 15 minutes! Once they finish their response, they have the option to share with the class, with just their teacher, or stow it back in their desks until another day!