The beginning of school offers challenges and opportunities for you and your child. The transition can be smooth and easy with your help and support. In the Room K the first week will be spent establishing routines and learning our three school rules: Be Safe, Be Respectful and Be Responsible. You can use these rules at home too, which will help your child remember them. We use the Conscious Discipline program in Room K and there is more about this under the "more" tab on this site. Our first week we will learn how to be a S.T.A.R. and to use this method of relaxation (stop, take a breath and relax). Each child will have his/her own STAR to hold when they feel the need.
The children will also be introduced to Schubert, the Conscious Discipline mascot, and our four class mascots, Winnie-The-Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore and Piglet. These will be our groups when we begin small group language arts.
I will explain our classroom curriculum and socialization plan on Back-To-School night on August 28th! In the meanwhile, sign up for the RSS feed to receive blog updates to your e-mailbox and check the site for updates.
I look forward to seeing those of you I know, and to meet my new Room K families!