Whether you're going to be teaching online or preparing for next year in the classroom, teaching students your expectations is important in creating a smooth running classroom and students who know the boundaries and expectations. That doesn't change no matter where you teach. Your students will be happier and so will you!
Using read alouds is a simple strategy to help you teach all the important norms in your classroom and begin to develop a positive culture. Picture books are an engaging and fun way to open the conversation about expectations.
This episode might be short, but it deals with an important piece to starting your school year.
Before you jump into book selection, make sure you know exactly what you want to teach and check each book to make sure it's not preachy.
Click here to listen. Don't forget to grab my Back-to-School Booklist below.
Are you subscribed to my podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. I add bonus episodes to the mix, create all kinds of free resources and if you’re not subscribed there’s a good chance you’ll miss out. Click here to subscribe in iTunes, or go to wherever you like to listen and hit the subscribe button there.
Now if you’re loving the podcast, I would be really grateful if you left me a review, too. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is or how it's helped you. Thank you!
You can grab the following resources from my Freebies Vault here.
Here's links to other resources you might find helpful: