Class Meetings: A Classroom Problem Solving Tool

September 24, 2018

In this video staff talk about the positive impact class meetings have had on the school community, school discipline, and the development of student problem solving skills.  


Focus:  The Impact of Restorative Class Meetings in Elementary school 
Time: 4:00 min
Who & Where: Developmental Studies Center, Educating Minds and Hearts  
Grade Level: Elementary School

Description:  In this video school staff discusses class meetings as a way for students to learn to work together, build community and learn and practice social and emotional skills.  At the start of the year, class meetings are held to set norms together.  From there, students learn how to work together and problem solve issues as the arise.  The video shows segments of several problem solving class meetings in which students problem solve their classroom issues collaboratively.