Building an Academic Community
The Middle School Teacher’s Guide to the First Four Weeks of the School Year
Amber Searles, Ellie Cornecelli
Bring order and organization to the start of the school year while maintaining the enthusiasm and curiosity students bring with them as they come back from summer vacation!
The first days of school are buzzing with excitement and questions as students meet new peers, start new routines, and look ahead to a year’s worth of learning—covering the crucial first day, and each of the first four weeks of school, this guide gives you the tools you need to foster key social-emotional and academic skills in your students. With practical information on:
- Nurturing a healthy and productive Middle School learning community
- Making the most of Advisory
- Helping students set goals and invest in the classroom rules
- Responding to misbehavior in constructive ways
- …and much more!