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Teacher/ Parent/ Community Book Study

 Teacher/ Parent/ Community Book Study
SMS Teachers will begin a book study in the coming months. We encourage parents and community members to join in! The book we will be reading and discussing is by New York Times bestselling author and educator Ron Clark. In his book, The End of Molasses Classes, Ron Clark challenges parents, teachers, and communities everywhere to embrace a difference in the classroom and uplift, educate, and empower our children.

Read this book to find out why so many across the country have embraced these powerful rules.

· Set the electric tone on day one
· Teach your children how to study—don’t expect it to come naturally
· Don’t constantly stress about test scores
· Not every child deserves a cookie
· Lift up your teachers. No, really, lift them up!
· If kids like you all the time, you’re doing something wrong
· Don’t be a penny parent
Be different. Be bold. Join in.
You can order a copy of the book for yourself on Amazon for as little as one cent up to $12.