The First Six Weeks of School, 2nd Edition
Build the foundation for a productive year of learning. Written by teachers, for teachers, this comprehensive K-6 guidebook shows how to:
- Plan a great first day—set a positive tone right from the start.
- Ensure that every part of the day flows smoothly—arrival, recess, lunch, and dismissal times, as well as lessons.
- Teach positive discipline—invest children in the rules and build prosocial behavior skills that keep their learning going.
- Present engaging academics—spark motivation and lay the groundwork for high academic achievement.
- Foster community—start with a daily Morning Meeting and end with a closing circle.
The First Six Weeks of School is packed with practical teaching tips and examples of effective teacher language, along with activities and interactive learning structures—all in a lively, easy-to-navigate format. This book is your essential guide to the early weeks of school!