chapter  3
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Setting High Expectations

When we begin to talk about high expectations with teachers, typically we’ll hear, “My students don’t have high expectations for themselves, and their families don’t even have high expectations for them. How do I deal with that?” This is a particular challenge for students who have special needs, since they may not have been held to high expectations in the past. Let’s start with how to help students rise to your high expectations and ultimately increase their own. There are six ways you can put your high expectations into practice.