Molly Schen

Molly Schen is the Director of Program Growth at Facing History and Ourselves

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10 Steps for Organizing a Whole-School Read In Your School Community

Posted by Molly Schen on June 11, 2018

The right book can bring a school community together. That's why we encourage whole-school reads. The book itself will offer a powerful theme, an inspiring character, or a memorable moment that can bring everyone together and help students and teachers strengthen their bond as a community. The process of reading and discussing the book as a school builds shared understanding, reference points, and memories. They even help open up difficult conversations. Even though this school year is winding down, consider how you can organize a whole-school read for next year by checking out these 10 easy steps!

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