The First Six Weeks of School

  • ISBN-13: 9781892989819
  • Author: Responsive Classroom
  • Publisher: Center for Responsive Schools, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2015-03-05
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 304
  • $32.88


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!

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