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Aug 03, 2021
For some of your students, self-confidence in the classroom comes naturally. They tackle new materials head on and know how to get their points across. For your less-confident students, the day-to-day requirements of school can cause anxiety and frustration. They may question their abilities and struggle with the stress of balancing it all. As a teacher, you have the opportunity to positively influence your students and encourage them to feel proud of their abilities and accomplishments.
Jul 26, 2021
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!