Morning Meetings

What Is Morning Meeting?

Every morning at Liberty (excluding Wednesdays) starts with Morning Meeting and Independent Reading.

Morning Meeting is an engaging way to start each day, build a strong sense of community, and set children up for success socially and academically. The main goals of Morning Meeting include:

  • Each students starts the school day with a positive mindset and is greeted by name
  • Students build a relationship with at least one adult in the building that they can turn to
  • Students learn and practice soft skills that will set them up for success beyond school (such as effective communication skills, leadership skills, empathy, teamwork), along with activities to facilitate a growth mindset

Morning Meeting Component: Sharing

What is it?

  • Helps students to get to know each other
  • Develops important social and emotional competencies
  • Teaches thinking, listening and speaking skills
  • Strengthens language development and reading success (build vocabulary, learn pronunciation, learn to speak with grammatical accuracy)
  • Offers students an engaging way to develop empathy, consideration of others’ perspectives and social awareness
  • Helps students develop a repertoire of responses to different kinds of news, including asking constructive, purposeful questions and offering emphatic, insightful comments