Acknowledgments About the Author About the Illustrator 1. Creating a Fun, Rewarding School Climate Recognition and Appreciation Fun FUNdraisers In Closing 2. Start of the School Year Before School Starts--Get Ready! Get Set! Go! Ready or Not...Here They Come! Choose a Theme! Welcoming New Staff Members 3. Fabulous Fall: September Through November Pause for Applause Powered by FUN! Fall Celebrations 4. Wondrous Winter: December Through March Pause for Applause Powered by FUN! Winter Celebrations 5. Sensational Spring: April Through May Pause for Applause Powered by FUN! Spring Celebrations 6. End of the School Year: Ahhh Summer! Reflection Pause for Applause Powered by FUN! Index.
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In this exciting new resource Diane Hodges, best-selling author of Looking Forward to Monday Morning and Looking Forward to MORE Monday Mornings, offers a wealth of ideas, strategies, and tips for kicking off a successful school year. Based on research findings that identify educator needs along with a collection of ideas from educators throughout the U.S. and Canada, the book provides positive, spirited approaches to help head teachers and school administrators create a nurturing culture where teachers are encouraged and appreciated for all that they do. Organized around the seasons, this reader-friendly guide includes: - Preparation plans for the new school year - Fun school ground and community events that prompt everyone to get involved - Seasonal activities, songs, and tips for celebrating special holidays and occasions - End-of-the-year reflections and rewards - Unique original artwork by John Speeter that highlights important ideas and concepts. (source: Nielsen Book Data)