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Hurley School uses 'mood meter' to help articulate feelings

By TOM LAVENTURE

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HURLEY - One teacher's tool for students to assess moods and articulate them has expanded into a school-wide exercise.

Shannon Peterson, a high school English teacher at Hurley K-12 School, said she wanted students to take a minute to think about how they feel, why they feel that way, and then address it; so that all attention going forward is on their school work. The exercise is a good thing anytime, but especially during the pandemic when it's even more challenging to connect and relate, she said.

"It all kind of started over the summer," Peter...

 
 
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