Back in the “olden days”, the Teachers’ Union used to give some sage advice to teachers just starting a new year in the classroom.
The advice was especially pertinent to teachers of Infant classes, but in reality applies to all primary school teachers everywhere.
And the advice is simple . . .
When a child gets home at the end of that first school day, the first question a parent will ask is, “What did you learn today?”
So . . .
EVERY TEACHER should ensure that the first day at school includes a song, a poem, a joke, a limerick, a simple maths fact — ANYTHING that will PROVE to a loving parent that school is a great place of learning.
And if you happen to be a bit short of ideas, then go to our website at http://www.Edshop.net.au and request our FREE 3-week maths worksheet trial, which we’ll deliver pronto to you via email.
Remember, first impressions are crucial! Make them GREAT impressions.
Have a GREAT first day at school this year — 2016!