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4 Ways to Create a Classroom Community that LOVES Reading

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Show Notes:

If you're getting ready to teach your first, second, or third year of elementary school and you're concerned about establishing and maintaining a community of engaged readers, you're going to LOVE these high-level, easy-to-implement ideas and strategies from literacy specialist Sara Marye of The Stellar Teacher Company.

Sara has over a decade of experience working as a classroom teacher and school administrator. She is now a literacy specialist who is passionate about helping elementary teachers around the world grow their students into lifelong readers. 

Sara's mission is to make teacher's lives a little easier by providing them with endless encouragement, effective strategies, and engaging, no-fluff resources. Sara is also the host of the Stellar TeacherPodcast, where she loves to share her favorite literacy tips each week.

I hope that this episode is helpful for you as you start thinking through how to create a community of engaged readers in your classroom. And, until next time, remember: just because you're a beginning elementary teacher, there's no need for you to struggle like one!

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Dr. Lori Friesen | Beginning Teacher Mentor

Creator of the R.E.A.D.Y. for School Academy, Dr. Lori Friesen has mentored thousands of beginning teachers across the country through her workshops and courses. Host of the popular podcast, Beginning Teacher Talk, and creator of the innovative literacy program for 1st and 2nd grade, Dogs Help Kids Read and Succeed, Dr. Lori is dedicated to serving educators and inspiring learners. Learn more at and at

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