We are a class of third grade students in Arizona. This blog was started in 2011; the posts from the 2011-2012 school year were written by Mrs. Hamman’s former class of fifth grade students.
On our first day of school this year, we discussed what we’d like our classroom to look, sound, and feel like. After our discussion, we decided that we wanted our class to be a place where we could have challenges, explore new ideas, be creative, use technology, and make connections with other people.
With these goals in mind, we decided on a set of classroom norms. Norms are statements of how everyone, both the teacher and the students, should act in our class.
This year, our norms were inspired by a post on great blog called Venspired Learning. These are the norms which we have posted in our classroom, and which we have all agreed to follow this year: