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    Key Idea

    Meet your students at the door, setting expectations before they enter the classroom.



    Welcoming Teacher


    Looks Like

    Eye contact Hand Shake/Fist Bump Smiling Face


    Sounds Like

    Student called by name “Good Morning Jennifer. I enjoyed reading your essay last night.” “How are you doing Leroy? Did you get to finish your homework after you played in the game last night?” Welcoming comment



     Redirect teachers talking to other adults during this time Lean into room and redirect teachers not at doors for transitions or noisy students Model welcoming comments If it is taking too long to get students in the door, use a wearable timer and set class goals. Follow u


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