As a former 3rd grade and kindergarten teacher myself, I quickly saw the error of my ways whenever I didn’t effectively teach and uphold my expectations for classroom management. And, at the end of some particularly exhausting days, I recognized the need for a change in approach. It’s in that reflection that I quickly discovered even my fiercest rulebreakers would get lost in a good read-aloud. So, read aloud we did! I’ve since searched far and wide for my favorite books to teach rules and expectations and build a strong classroom community, and here is a list of 10 of those top picks!
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Madison Michell has been a member of the Edmentum team since 2014 and currently serves as a Marketing Manager. As a former Kindergarten and 3rd grade teacher during her time as a Teach For America corps member, she believes education truly has the power to transform lives. She is passionate about connecting educators with online programs, best practices, and research that improve teaching and learning for today's students.
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