I think I have renamed Monday, "Read More Monday".
That seems to be the essence of Miller's words of wisdom: get the kids reading more. And make sure that teachers are reading "more" too; teachers are reading role models for students.
I've got to share some book excitement with you. Friday was a Professional Development Day for us. And you know how they always have displays of amazing books and toys and resources for the classroom. Well, a few things just called my name so loudly, I was compelled to buy them. (And a few colleagues added their persuasion when I erroneously thought that I did not really need a new underwear book!)
Here are my buys.
Only four books and an amazing puppet - but the school book fair is only a couple weeks away. I have to pace myself.
Chapter 6 is titled Cutting the Teacher Strings. It's time to take a good hard look at things I do because they are things that I have always done.