So what's on my summer work to do list? I've been by school and had a brief meeting with my principal to prepare my part of the all-day leadership meeting we'll have in 2 weeks. I've been reviewing Bully Prevention Specialist plans for ASCA and learning lots from my colleagues around the nation. The most exciting thing on my to-do list is to read the book Nurtureshock for my Low Pressure Book Club in the fall.
What's a Low Pressure Book Club? I plan to buy a set of books that parents can borrow to read and return. I will have 2-3 meetings where parents can come and discuss different chapters of the book. Um... doesn't that sound like a normal book club? Well, yes, so I will be creating a "cliff notes" summary of each chapter that I will share with parents via our Book Club Google group before the discussion meeting. Don't have time to read the book? Just read the notes and you'll be able to hold your own in conversation.
And I'm expecting a conversation! This book is a few years old but I can't believe that I hadn't heard of it before. I have read the first two chapters and I have learned so much already! Expect a blog post full of what I've learned. I can't wait to finish it!
What's your summer to-do list like? Do you spend a lot of your time off working on school work like me?