The First Six Weeks of School



The First Six Weeks of School Watch Children S Learning Blossom All Year Long When You Lay The Groundwork With The Help Of This Classic, Comprehensive Guidebook For K6 Teachers Day By Day And Week By Week, The First Six Weeks Of School Shows You How To Set Students Up For A Year Of Engaged And Productive Learning By Using Positive Teacher Language To Establish High Academic And Behavioral Expectations Getting Students Excited About Schoolwork By Offering Engaging Academics And Teaching The Classroom And Academic Routines That Enable A Collaborative Learning Community To Thrive.

10 thoughts on “The First Six Weeks of School

  1. says:

    This book is filled with practical advice and lists of many Responsive Classroom activities I was feeling really lost when it came to planning for the first few weeks of school, and now I feel that I have a much better idea of what to schedule and when in order to best set students up ...

  2. says:

    A must read for all teachers over the summer

  3. says:

    The first six weeks of school are the most important weeks for you and your students This span of time is dedicated to establishing routines, expectations, and a positive classroom environment Paula Denton helps break down each day during the first six weeks of school, and includes ideas for activities, learning goals, and games that make your classroom fun and engaging She also gives helpful information regarding various grade spans and what to expect from children at these ages This is suc The first six weeks of school are the most important weeks for you and your students This span of time is dedicated to establishing routines, expectations, and a positive classroom environment Paula Denton helps break down each day during the first six weeks of school, and includes ideas for activities, learn...

  4. says:

    I didn t finish this book Part of that has to do with the fact that I got moved from 5th grade to 7th 8th grade while I was reading this Most of it really had to do with the fact that I lost interest in i...

  5. says:

    A nice overview of what I should expect and focus on Reading it made me think of my kids now and how I can improve tomorrow Not all of it was relevant to me, but I found the discipline and academics sections most helpful.

  6. says:

    I finally finished this book For some reason it took me a while to read This is a handy tool for a classroom teacher I am considered a special so much of the information in the book does not pertain to me However, I did enjoy reading about the different strategies for helping children follow the rules and acceptable consequences for not following the rules Most of the consequences I cannot use because I am a special but it is good to know them at least I also learned a lot about morning me I finally finished this book For some reason it took me a while to read This is a handy tool for a classroom teacher I am considered a special so much of the information in the book does not pertain to me However, I ...

  7. says:

    I very much enjoyed the strategies played out in this book I am not entirely sure that the time spent establishing the classroom as described in this book would be allowed in all school settings For example, the outside excursions would not work in the classroom I am in now There is a set schedule every day, with students pulled out for the morning The afternoons are peppere...

  8. says:

    Many years ago this book had changed my classroom management and brought pure joy into my teaching The second edition is well worth the money Each year I skim and review the thoughts and ideas in the book to remind myself of the value of the investment in those crucial first six weeks.The children feel the positive energy with one another and have a feeling of a safe, warm, and caring environment They come to school excited every morning with a great big smile This has enabled me to raise my Many years ago this book had changed my classroom management and brought pure joy into my teaching The second edition is well worth the money Each year I skim and review the thoughts and ideas in the book to remind myself of the value of the investment in those crucial first six ...

  9. says:

    My cooperating teacher told me this last semester that this is an excellent book It might not be possible to follow it for six straight weeks, since there are extreme pressures to get going on curriculum early in the year, but she recommends the book nonetheless One could at least use it as a guide The author provides sample schedules, activities, icebreakers, and techniques for creating a communit...

  10. says:

    This book is really helpful to plan for a strong culture within the first 6 weeks as referenced by title of school Certainly, parts of this book were written for teachers of students with pre set ideas of and motivations for cooperation and listening to authority However, even in school settings where these are not yet established norms, The First Six Weeks lays out specific plans, suggestions, and methods to instill motivation for community within students I read the sections that pertaine This book is really helpful to plan for a strong culture within the first 6 weeks as referenced by title of school Certainly, parts of this book were written for teachers of students with pre set ideas of ...

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