Add to this the fact that at least one or two kids breaks out into tears on a daily basis and I'm beginning to question the wonderful learning environment I thought we had created. (I haven't snapped pics of those sobbing students; it seems that crosses the line for me.)
Honestly, most of the time things are wonderful. I'm not truly concerned, but coming across these pictures after having just tweeted this yesterday:
did cause me to reflect a bit. This will remain on my mind as I plan our lessons, activities, and fun for the next few weeks. At least I hope I'll keep it in mind and work to make things better.