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The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challlenges of Each School Day [With DVD] (Jossey (Paperback)
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 third edition covers new material including working as a part of a professional learning community (PLC), teaching media literacy and social responsibility, incorporating Common Core State Standards, handling "homework push-back" from parents, changes in classroom technology, techniques for motivating students, seeking feedback, and much more.
- A fully revised edition of a trusted resource, offering solutions to challenges and typical scenarios encountered by new teachers
- Bonus CD features downloadable versions of the book's checklists, forms, worksheets, and self-assessments
- 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.
About the Author
Julia G. Thompson has been a public school teacher for more than thirty-five years. Through her Web site (www.juliagthompson.com) and Twitter handle (@TeacherAdvice) she offers tips for teachers on a wide variety of topics.