Communication is a two-way street, as are expectations. This contains some ideas on what to ask students at the beginning of the year to find out their hopes, expectations, and what they need from a teacher, as well as how to do it effectively.
Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM / STEAM activity for preschoolers and elementary aged students