Problem Solving Class Meeting in Elementary School

In this video the teacher and her second graders use the class meeting process to collaboratively problem solve an issue in which one student was being bothered by other students.  


Focus:  A Second Grade Problem Solving Class Meeting 
Time: 8:06 min
Who & Where: Shanghai American School, Shanghai, China
Grade Level: Elementary School


This video shows a group of second graders participate in their daily problem class meeting, facilitated by their teacher.  After an opening, in which students share their complements and appreciations of one another, students turn to the problem of the day. The problem is presented and clarified.  Next students brainstorm different solutions to the problem.  The student who brought the problem to the meeting, then is encouraged to try one of the solutions and report back to the group the next day.