The First Year Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Julia G. Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119470412
Format: PDF, Docs
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Thoroughly revised edition of the bestselling resource for new teachers--complete with discussion questions, downloadable handouts, and a staff development guide This award-winning book gives beginning educators everything they need to survive and thrive in the classroom. The fourth edition covers new and updated material on: classroom management--including how to prevent or minimize disruptions, differentiated instruction, nurturing a growth mindset, how to develop and maintain positive relationships with students, and much more. A revised edition of a trusted resource, offering solutions to challenges and typical scenarios encountered by new teachers Downloadable versions of the book's checklists, forms, worksheets, and self-assessments are available online Includes Discussion Questions and a handy training guide for Professional Development providers This popular resource offers teachers an essential guide for knowing what to expect when they begin their career and ideas for solving classroom problems.

The Everything New Teacher Book

Author: Melissa Kelly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440500398
Format: PDF, Docs
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Being a great teacher is more than lesson plans and seating charts. In this revised and expanded new edition of the classic bestseller, you learn what it takes to be the very best educator you can be, starting from day one in your new classroom! Filled with real-world life lessons from experienced teachers as well as practical tips and techniques, you'll gain the skill and confidence you need to create a successful learning environment for you and your students, including how to: Organize a classroom Create engaging lesson plans Set ground rules and use proper behavior management Deal with prejudice, controversy, and violence Work with colleagues and navigate the chain of command Incorporate mandatory test preparation within the curriculum Implement the latest educational theories In this book, veteran teacher Melissa Kelly provides you with the confidence you'll need to step into class and teach right from the start.

The New Teacher s Survival Guide to Behaviour

Author: Sue Roffey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446210340
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is about you: you in your new role, you as a complex person with strengths and needs – just like your students. It is about the way you think of yourself as well as the children and young people you teach and how you build the relationships you need to have. You have exactly the same issues as your pupils in many ways – pressure to ‘perform’, issues of control, how to get the maximum amount of satisfaction out of your days, and how to make experiences meaningful and worthwhile. This book has been written so that as a new teacher, you might have the best possible chance of being motivated to stay in education, fully involved and passionate about the difference you can make for your pupils and their future. Here you will find suggestions about ways of being in school that enable you to enjoy the interaction both with the students you teach and also with the colleagues who support you. These include: · getting and maintaining credibility in your new role · putting respect into operation · developing student self-awareness and self-control · being aware of and promoting a positive emotional climate in your classroom · dealing with conflict and confrontation in ways which do not undermine your sense of self and purpose · seeing difficulties as part of the challenge, not the reason to fear coming through the school gates. Sue Roffey is an educational psychologist, consultant, writer and academic specialising in social, emotional and behavioural issues. She is currently Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and Honorary Lecturer at University College, London.

The Biology Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Michael F. Fleming
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490757694
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This unique resource is packed with novel and innovative ideas and activities you can put to use immediately to enliven and enrich your teaching of biology, streamline your classroom management, and free up your time to accomplish the many other tasks teachers constantly face. For easy use, materials are printed in a big 8 x 11 lay-flat binding that opens flat for photo-copying of evaluation forms and student activity sheets, and are organized into five distinct sections: 1. Innovative Classroom Techniques for the Teacher presents technique to help you stimulate active students participation in the learning process, including an alternative to written exams ways to increase student responses to questions and discussion topics a student study clinic mini-course extra credit projects a way to involve students in correcting their own tests and more. 2. Success-Directed Learning in the Classroom shows how you can easily make your students accountable for their own learning and eliminate your role of villain in the grading process. 3. General Classroom Management provides solutions to a variety of management issues, such as laboratory safety, the student opposed to dissection, student lateness to class, and the chronic discipline problem, as well as innovative ways to handle such topics as keeping current in subject-matter content, parent-teacher conferences, preventing burnout, and more. 4. An Inquiry Approach to Teaching details a very effective approach that allows the students to participate as real scientist in a classroom atmosphere of inquiry learn as opposed to lab manual cookbook learning. 5. Sponge Activities gives you 100 reproducible activities you can use at the beginning of, during, or at the end of class periods. These are presented in a variety of formats and cover a wide range of biology topics, including the cell classification .. plants animals protists the microphone systems of the body anatomy physiology genetics and health. And to help you quickly locate appropriate worksheets in Section 5, all 100 worksheets in the section are listed in alphabetical order in the Contents, from Algae (Worksheets 5-1) through Vitamins and Minerals (Worksheets 5-100). For the beginning teacher new to the classroom situation as well as the more wxperienced teacher who may want a new lease on teaching, Biology Teachers Survival Guide is designed ot bring fun, enjoyment, and profit to the teacher-student rapport that is called teaching.

Math Teacher s Survival Guide Practical Strategies Management Techniques and Reproducibles for New and Experienced Teachers Grades 5 12

Author: Judith A. Muschla
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470574997
Format: PDF, ePub
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Classroom-tested strategies to help new and experienced math teachers thrive Math teachers must not only instruct their students in basic mathematical skills and concepts, they must also prepare them for standardized tests, provide instruction in the use of technology, and teach problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. At the same time, they must also manage their other responsibilities – taking attendance, planning, grading, record-keeping, disciplining, and communicating with parents and administrators. This book provides efficient and practical information on the management skills necessary to succeed in this most challenging profession. Offers realistic suggestions and strategies for planning and delivering effective math instruction Helps math teachers achieve excellence and continue to be enthusiastic and successful in their teaching careers Includes reproducible forms to help math teachers stay on top of everything they need to do The Math Teacher's Survival Guide contains a wealth of useful tools and strategies that can help any math teacher succeed in the classroom.

The New Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Nathan, Marilyn (Deputy Head, Dr Challoner's High School, Buckinghamshire)
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135357420
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Making the transition from student to newly qualified teacher can be a daunting prospect. Combining theory with practical advice, this book uses case-studies, examples and tips to provide a complete survival guide for the newly qualified teacher.

The Classroom Teacher s Technology Survival Guide

Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111818355X
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive guide for integrating educational technology in the K-12 classroom This is a must-have resource for all K-12 teachers and administrators who want to really make the best use of available technologies. Written by Doug Johnson, an expert in educational technology, The Classroom Teacher's Technology Survival Guide is replete with practical tips teachers can easily use to engage their students and make their classrooms places where both students and teachers will enjoy learning. Covers the most up-to-date technologies and how they can best be used in the classroom Includes advice on upgrading time-tested educational strategies using technology Talks about managing "disruptive technologies" in the classroom Includes a wealth of illustrative examples, helpful suggestions, and practical tips This timely book provides a commonsense approach to choosing and using educational technology to enhance learning.

The Drama Teacher s Survival Guide

Author: Margaret Friedl Johnson
Publisher: Meriwether Pub
ISBN: 9781566081412
Format: PDF
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Success assured -- for every show YOLI direct or produce! Written from 37 years of drama teaching experience, this book provides detailed, step-by-step information, examples and suggestions about how to direct a school drama program without mistakes, trouble or delay. The nineteen chapters cover everything: play selection, tryouts, rehearsals, costuming, props, lighting, publicity and final performance. To further clarify each step, examples are provided with illustrations, photos and proven ideas. Reproducible handouts and forms are also included together with a list of many additional resources. Whether you are a seasoned drama director or a beginner, you will find this book to be an invaluable aid. It will banish your stress and guarantee your success!

Your First Year

Author: Todd Whitaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317296850
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer step-by-step guidance to thriving in your new role and overcoming the challenges that many new teachers face. Topics include: Learning classroom management skills such as building relationships and maintaining high expectations and consistency Setting up your classroom and establishing procedures and rules Planning effective lessons and making your instructional time an engaging experience Managing your own emotions in the classroom and dealing effectively with misbehavior Working with peers, administrators, and parents to build support and foster collaboration The book is filled with specific examples and vignettes from elementary, middle, and high school classes, so you’ll gain helpful strategies no matter what grade level and subject area you teach. You’ll also find out how to make tweaks or hit the "reset" button when something isn’t going as planned. Things may not always go perfectly your first year, but the practical advice in this book will help you stay motivated on the path to success! Bonus: As you read the book, get even more out of it by discussing it with others. Free study guides for practicing teachers and student teachers are available as eResource downloads from our website (www.routledge.com/products/9781138126152).