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What To Teach The 1st 10 Days of School | Back to School | Classroom Management

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K - 8th, Staff
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There’s a way for you to ensure that your classroom is a well-managed, smoothly running, positive environment ALL YEAR LONG- and you can do it in the 1st 10 Days of School!

This practical and easy-to-follow resource provides 30 classroom management lesson topics for you to cover during the 1st 10 Days of School.

Teach these topics and nothing else- and you’re set for the entire year!

“But, wait!” you say.

You want to get into the curriculum!

You have assessments to administer!

You need to set up groups and centers!

Following What to Teach the 1st 10 Days of School IS the smartest way to start your school year:

✔︎ Save loads of time because you WON’T have to deal with the same problems and issues day after day, month after month, all year long.

✔︎ Save your sanity because you WON’T have the same conversations about the same problems and issues day after day, month after month, all year long.

✔︎ Save money because you WON’T be looking for new classroom management systems and programs in a few months.

Solely and purposefully focusing on classroom management routines and procedures sets the tone in your classroom, establishes clear expectations and provides order and a feeling of safety for your students.

The best part of having a well-managed classroom?

You will be able to do more TEACHING, and your students will be able to do more LEARNING!

What to Teach the 1st 10 Days of School Includes:

* 30 Lesson Plan Topics

* Pro Teaching Tips

* Lesson Plan Template

Think of the 1st 10 Days as prep work to a successful year- and don’t worry, you will have plenty of time to get to that curriculum!

Start teaching these lessons to your students today!

Happy Teaching!


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