Your First Year As a High School Teacher

Author: Lynne Marie Rominger
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307561372
Format: PDF, Docs
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Survive & Thrive in the Classroom From Day One! Teaching high school students is the toughest job you'll ever love. Of course, often it is an acquired love. You must learn to manage your students' education and play parent, counselor, police officer, and mentor. Wow! Now relax—it doesn't have to be overwhelming. With a little preparation you can ensure that you and your students get the most out of your time in the classroom and enjoy it! Full of real-world advice and answers for the complex issues facing today's high school teachers, this down-to-earth and witty book will teach you how to create an atmosphere of cooperation, learning, and respect within your classroom. Use this helpful guide as your personal mentor to achieve a successful and satisfying career as a high school teacher. Earn straight A's your first year by knowing how to: ·Create an attention-grabbing and interactive teaching environment ·Manage difficult students and unique teenage problems ·Communicate, educate, and have fun with your students ·Balance the demands of old-school administrators and pushy parents ·Fairly assess, grade, and evaluate students ·Develop effective and engrossing lesson plans "Straightforward, up-to-date, and engaging. I've seen a lot of resource books for new teachers, and this is the best of the bunch." —Wendell Geis, continuing education administrator, University of California, Davis From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your First Year As an Elementary School Teacher

Author: Lynne Marie Rominger
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307758532
Format: PDF, Docs
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Real Solutions and Advice from the Teaching Trenches Many begin teaching because of a desire to make a difference. But faced with everyday challenges of the classroom, this idealism is often lost. The fact is, teaching is not easy. While there are many personal rewards, teachers must satisfy many constituencies, including students, parents, and administrators. But by being prepared and organized, you can ensure that your first year is fulfilling and productive for both you and your students. Your First Year as an Elementary School Teacher provides practical solutions to the most common and difficult issues of teaching. Inside is everything you need to know to create an atmosphere of cooperation, learning, and respect within your classroom. Use this helpful book as your mentor and enjoy your first year as a teacher. Have a successful first year by knowing how to: ·Reach, teach, and have fun with your students ·Create an interesting and interactive classroom environment ·Manage and find new ways to help difficult students ·Develop positive relationships with parents and administrators ·Organize your day to stay on top of the curriculum and grading ·Develop effective and engaging lesson plans "This complete book is the first thing principals should hand to their new teachers. It has it all!— Angela Kleinberg, reading specialist, Washington School From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your First Year in Real Estate

Author: Dirk Zeller
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 030749893X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Classic Insight into Building a Fabulous Career in Real Estate Welcome to the world of real estate sales! Now, you control your destiny. A career in real estate offers endless opportunities, the freedom of flexible hours, and the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. But to reach your goals you need to be prepared. Before you dive in, you must learn everything you can and discover the edge that will take you to the top. Inside, experienced and top-notch real estate professional Dirk Zeller presents the secrets to success that will allow you to excel from day one. Full of practical answers and step-by-step solutions to the field's most common obstacles and challenges, Your First Year in Real Estate will help you build a solid foundation for a lifetime of real estate success. Be a real estate champion from day one by knowing how to: ·Select the right company and get off to the right start ·Develop valubable mentor and client relationships ·Master your sales skills ·Achieve the financial results you desire ·Set—and reach—important career goals "Dirk Zeller's approach is brilliant! He gives the best basic marketing techniques to his students. I applaud this book." —Bonnie S. Mays, vice president, Reality World America, and executive director, Reality World Academy "Follow the advice in this book and you will join the growing list of real estate professionals who call Dirk Zeller their mentor!" —Rick DeLuca, nationally recognized real estate speaker From the Trade Paperback edition.

Starting Strong

Author: Kristen J. Nelson
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632201348
Format: PDF
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The new teacher's handbook for understanding the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of teaching! Teaching is one of the most exciting careers you can choose. It’s also one of the most challenging, especially when you are first stepping into your new classroom. Presenting time-tested strategies specifically for new classroom instructors, Starting Strong, Second Edition, is the ideal survival guide for navigating through your crucial first year of teaching. Starting at the beginning, the authors offer basic classroom layout suggestions for an optimal learning environment and frameworks any novice teacher can use to establish procedures that promote positive individual and group behavior. Moving from classroom management to instructional responsibilities, this indispensable resource offers clear guidelines for designing curriculum and instruction and methods for effective assessment. Additional how-to features include: • Samples of oral and written communication for parents and colleagues • Ways to create classroom newsletters • Techniques for using Web sites for interactive learning • Reflection questions for teachers at the end of each chapter With plenty of food-for-thought ideas to evaluate your own practice, this invaluable text helps teachers gain confidence and competence and reduce stress during that all-important first year!

Your First Year in Sales

Author: Tim Connor
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 9780761534112
Format: PDF
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Real Solutions and Advice from the Sales Trenches Why did you choose sales as a career? In a word, money! Your new profession has the potential to be both financially rewarding and personally satisfying. But let's face it: Your first year in sales will likely be your most challenging. So, is it possible to enjoy you new career and be a successful salesperson from day one? The answer is yes. Here, sales veteran Tim Connor offers proven strategies to overcome those first-year obstacles and position yourself for lifelong success. You'll find a wealth of savvy, step-by-step advice on how your skills and talents—your motivation, strengths, willingness to sacrifice, and expectations—can put you on the fast track to being a sales leader. Informative, inspirational, and motivational, this book is your personal mentor to start you on the right foot to a rewarding sales career. Be your best from your first sales call by knowing how to: ·Adopt an attitude for sales success ·Achieve the financial results you desire ·Create and maintain professional sales relationships ·Set—and reach—important career goals ·Obtain balance between your life and career ·And so much more! "Tim Connor is a master salesman—no one is more qualified to share wisdom on selling. Thanks, Tim, for a tremendous classic."—Chalie "Tremendous" Jones, full-time speaker, trainer and bestselling author

Your First Year as a Nurse

Author: Donna Cardillo
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780761533337
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Survive and Thrive As a Nurse from Day One! Welcome to the compassionate and caring world of nursing! You are entering a profession that offers great rewards and endless opportunities. But you must prepare for the challenges ahead and do everything you can to ensure that you experience the best that nursing has to offer. This invaluable book will get you started! Written by an experienced R.N.,Your First Year As a Nurseprovides practical, real-world solutions to the profession's most common and difficult issues. Inside, you'll find out what youreallyneed to know, who you need to know, how to avoid missteps, and where you can go for help when you need it. Gritty, witty, and full of invaluable tips and advice from first year nurses, this book is your personal mentor for your new career. Ensure a healthy first year by knowing how to: ·Acquire the job that's perfect for you ·Create your own patient-centered style of nursing ·Develop positive relationships with doctors, patients, and other nurses ·Stay positive, deal with conflict and adversity, and avoid burnout ·Network, enhance your education and career, and become a leader "Combines common sense with the wisdom of a seasoned professional. A valuable resource for new graduates as they begin practice."—Lucille A. Joel, R.N., Ed.D., FAAN, professor, Rutgers College of Nursing, and former president, American Nurses Association "A must-read for all nurses, not just new graduates!"—Joan Orseck, R.N., president, National Association for Health Care Recruitment

Encyclopedia of Careers and Vocational Guidance

Author: FERGUSON
Publisher: Ferguson Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780816060559
Format: PDF, ePub
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Profiles various careers in detail, and provides advice on choosing an appropriate career that matches skill and interests, applying and interviewing for jobs, meeting requirements, and pursuing professional growth.

Teaching for Real Learning

Author: Roberta Devlin-Scherer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education
ISBN: 9781578861927
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discusses various teaching strategies and activities, and includes information on such topics as classroom observation, forming positive relationships, and using technology, humor, and contests.

Supporting beginning english teachers

Author: Thomas M. McCann
Publisher: Natl Council of Teachers
ISBN: 9780814102695
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Reports the results of a study of beginning and veteran English language arts teachers to determine why new teachers leave within the first few years of teaching and how to retain new teachers.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books

Author: Harold D. Underdown
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780028639758
Format: PDF
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Children's book publishing is one of the most difficult fields of publishing for new authors to get into. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books gives potential authors tips, inside information, and detailed instructions for everything from how to prepare a proposal to how to get an agent. Detailing the differences between picture books, juvenile fiction, and the young adult novel, the book also covers branding, series, and licensing, discusses writing styles and character development, and explains forming illustrator partnerships.