As the third week of distance learning comes to a close and Winter Break swiftly approaches, find out what some Gaynor classes have been up to.
Another Purple Cluster class learned about states of matter. Students discussed and experimented with changing the temperature of water.
One Green Cluster class responds to a social emotional learning journal prompt every day. The prompts follow a theme, and there is a new theme each week.
Last week, the theme was “Coping Strategies.” On Monday, the students reflected on the coping strategies that would help them when they’re feeling stressed. On Tuesday, the students shared strategies that they would use if they were overwhelmed in class, and on Wednesday, they practiced a three minute breathing exercise.
After the breathing exercise on Wednesday, students shared how they felt about it by completing the sentence, “I feel ____ after completing the mindfulness exercise.” Most students said they felt calm and more alert.
Gaynor students continued to learn valuable skills during their classes over the last few weeks, all while having fun!