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Day in a Sentence: Beginnings

Deb is hosting Day in a Sentence this week. She’s offering a couple of themes to work off of in case you need inspiration when you boil-down your day.

Here’s my submission:

The beginning of the school year is about striking the right balance in three ways: making kids feel safe, setting high expectations, and creating a classroom environment that kids want to come back to for 179 more days.

Stacey Shubitz View All

I am a literacy consultant who focuses on writing workshop. I've been working with K-6 teachers and students since 2009. Prior to that, I was a fourth and fifth-grade teacher in New York City and Rhode Island.

I'm the author of Craft Moves (Stenhouse Publishers, 2016) and the co-author of Jump Into Writing (Zaner-Bloser, 2021), Welcome to Writing Workshop (Stenhouse Publishers, 2019), and Day By Day (Stenhouse, 2010).

I live in Central Pennsylvania with my husband and children. In my free time, I enjoy swimming, doing Pilates, cooking, baking, making ice cream, and reading novels.

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