How can I tell the new school year is about to start? My social media feed – it is filled with posts aimed at new teachers, veteran teachers, administrators, new parents, parents of high school students, and, of course, students.
These posts are filled with absolutes.
~10 (or 15 or 20) things to NEVER do the first day of school.
~10 (or 15 or 20) things to ALWAYS do the first day of school.
~MUST do learning space arrangements
~NEVER do learning space arrangements
~5 (or 10 or 50) MUST use technology apps for teachers
~The latest MUST have back to school fashions
~This year’s MUST have school supplies
~10 (or 20 or 100) MUST pack lunches for your child
~Things you MUST have on your college application (or in your essay)
~Words you should NEVER use when writing your college application (or in your essay)
You get the idea.
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