Getting Started on the Almost Perfect School Year

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As educators, August is a time to begin letting go of summer and start preparing for the new school year. What do you and your students need to make this year the best one ever? What would your classroom, and school look like, feel like, sound like, if everyone was learning and teaching, feeling safe and comfortable? Spend a few minutes imagining this, as you begin to plan for the year.

The first week of school is critical – students want to know who you are, and who they will be ‘as a group’. They do best in an environment …

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