This time of year is so crazy. It's easy to get overwhelmed and even down on ourselves. I say we skip that part this year.
Take 5 minutes and write down 10 things you love about teaching, your classroom, your students, yourself and your co-workers. That's 2 things for each category or any combination you like. Got more than 10? Go for it!
Now post your list where you will read it every morning when you get into your classroom. While this won't change the end-of-year craziness, I'm willing to bet it will change how you deal with the craziness.
Give it a go!
Every teacher wants their students to become committed readers. Here's a simple "how to" cheat sheet you can provide to help PARENTS support their kids in their reading journey. I call it the Sneaky Parent's Guide to Growing Readers because it's filled with loving, savvy tips to make reading feel fun and desirable.