A Handbook for First Year Teachers

Author: Memory Long Schorr
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563081705
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Shows how educators can create comfortable learning environments and flourish in them. A multitude of hints for preparation and success equip users for their first year of teaching. The book provides a first-day plan, parent interaction strategies and ideas for setting up learning centres.

Careers in Teaching

Author: Glen W. Cutlip
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823931828
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discusses job opportunities in the field of education, providing information on educational requirements, the salary ranges for various positions, job descriptions, and job-hunting.

On Your Mark Get Set Go

Author: Terry A. Senne
Publisher: Amer Alliance for Health Physical
ISBN: 9780883147450
Format: PDF
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Beginning physical education teachers, teacher candidates, and student teachers will be well-prepared for that first teaching position with this book at their side." On Your Mark, Get Set, Go A Guide for Beginning Physical Education Teachers "was written to help the teacher candidate transition from the university to a teaching position. This handbook is also a valuable reference for any physical education teacher who is considering a move to a new school. Part I On Your Mark covers the basic components of the search for a teaching job including developing a teaching philosophy, a sample cover letter and resume, references, the application process, how to use a teaching portfolio as a marketing tool, and interview strategies. A list of questions likely to be asked by the interviewer and a list of questions that should be asked of the interviewer will help the teacher candidate handle interviews like a pro Part II Get Set provides advice on developing a classroom management plan and record-keeping techniques. The book gives recommendations on developing protocols and procedures, developing a system of consequences, preventive behavior management, and motivational techniques. An entire chapter focuses on designing a record-keeping system that can help a single teacher track every child in the school Sample grade book pages are pictured along with a notation system key. Part III Go provides tips on getting acquainted with school personnel and the facility, keeping lines of communication open with students and parents, and how to deal with the complexities of a school's culture, both inside and outside the building. A five-page orientation guide provides a very comprehensive list of information and questions that teachers new to a school should ask. The final chapters of the book give tips on developing professional development goals and an action plan, maintaining a teaching portfolio, networking with other professionals, and balancing personal and professional life.

The ESL ELL Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Larry Ferlazzo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118095677
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide offers educators practical strategies for setting up an ESL-friendly classroom, motivating and interacting with students, communicating with parents of English learners, and navigating the challenges inherent in teaching ESL students.

Everything a New Elementary School Teacher Really Needs to Know

Author: Otis Kriegel
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575426439
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Not your typical how-to manual for new teachers, this no-nonsense, jargon-free guide offers a wide variety of tools and tactics for getting through every school day with grace and sanity. Covered in glue, glitter, orange juice--or worse? Make a quick change into the spare set of clothes you keep on hand for just this purpose. Butterflies in your stomach before your first-ever Meet the Teacher Night? Keep your cool by writing the agenda on your board--it'll double as a crib sheet for you. These tips and hundreds more, covering virtually every aspect of teaching, have all been learned the hard way: from real-life classroom experience. Otis Kriegel's "little black book" will be a treasured resource for teachers who want not only to survive but to thrive in any situation.