On Tuesday morning I visited one of our classrooms as students shared the current event photos they selected from a newspaper at home. Their topics of choice included:
+ a photo of a corn field shaped into the faces of the presidential candidates
+ the short life of a recent
+ two different military-style
+ photos taken with a
+ a photo of pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen (including a
It was an accurate snapshot and reflection of what we see in the news every day. As the students gave a short
Did I mention this was a Kindergarten class?
T. Ruthis, our Kindergarten teacher regularly provides opportunities like these to her students to have both the opportunity to reflect on current events in the news, but also to develop the self-confidence needed for public speaking in the future. It is an important skill building exercise that helps each of these students grow each week … on Tuesdays and every school day!