Welcome to Education World's Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers. Not-so-new teachers will also find classroom-friendly materials to expand their teaching files in this compilation of online resources from Education World writer Joan Luddy. Included: Resources for getting your feet on the ground, lesson planning tips, assessment ideas, time and behavior management resources, classroom freebies, technology information, humor and more.
Education World has surfed deep into the Web to pull together this Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers -- a virtual survival guide for educators about to begin their first year in the classroom or for classroom veterans who are always looking for fresh ideas.
Before you go any further, have you visited Education World's Back to School theme page? There, you'll find links to dozens of stories that provide practical tips and advice for starting out the year on the right foot. You'll find great activities for the first week of school, advice to new teachers from principals and from teachers about to begin their second year in the classroom, tips for classroom management, and much more.
Scroll through the Back-to-School Guide for Beginning Teachers list of great resources below, or click on one of the section heads in the list that follows to find the specific resources you need:
Gain a realistic perspective on the teaching profession before you start the year at Great Expectations: Helpful Hints for Beginning Teachers. A consultant on teacher training (and a former teacher) offers advice on setting reasonable classroom and professional expectations to reduce stress. The article includes helpful tips on managing the classroom and interacting with staff.
Education World is a great place to start if you are looking for lesson plans: Check out our Lesson Planning Center.
Article by Joan Luddy
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