Handley, J. (2018, July 12). Fix Your Broken Routines: Three Rules to Live By. Retrieved February 27, 2019

I’m the worst at sticking to routines and I’m terrible at enforcing them. My classroom was never immaculate, my desks never quite aligned. Every year, I tried to implement routines and procedures I’d read about in all my teaching books, but many of them never seemed to “stick.” The problem didn’t lie with the kids; it was that I couldn’t seem to find routines that worked for me, and definitely not for a whole school year. I despaired that although I may be a good teacher, I might never be like the teacher down the hall with the Pinterest-worthy room.

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