Contemplation and Creativity
A collection of practices that encourage contemplation and creativity
Students read a text slowly and reflect on its personal meaning for them.
Students explore their thoughts, emotions, or ideas by freewriting on a topic of their choosing, an academic-related question, or an ethical dilemma.
A daily mindfulness and music appreciation practice for the whole school or a single classroom
A daily mindfulness and poetry appreciation practice for the whole school or a single classroom
Students listen to a song or piece of music and observe their responses.
Students grow their self-understanding through a contemplative art process that uses their own “scrapbook” of meaningful images.
Lead a brief choral reading practice that fosters community and connection.