New Teachers
What You Need To Know!

So, new teachers, you've just graduated. You’ve spent years working, weeks anticipating and hours studying. You’re thrilled. You’re ready to take on the world. You’re prepared.

But – maybe you’re not.

Sadly, there are many questions that first year educators have to learn on their own. There are many things that the colleges do not tell you to prepare for. That is the hardest part of a first year in education because you have to struggle through this on your own.

I have been educating for almost 10 years and every year I see people go through the same struggles, battles, tears and stress. In seeing this, I decided to create a guide to help YOU through this period.

I hope you find it helpful. It is meant to be a resource. Each school and district is different, so think of this as a guideline.

Step By Step to Success

Here's a list of topics you will find. Each has important information on starting your new career.

Finding a school that fits you
Preparing for teaching
Setting Up Your Classroom
Being the new person
You are not their friend
Your appearance as a teacher
Classroom procedures
The first day of school
The first week of school
The first month of school
An emotional breakdown
Crying at school
Celebrating success
Teacher's Lounge
The phone and cell phone
The kid that drives you crazy
Your favorite student
Are you the perfect teacher?
Grades and Report Cards
Parent - Teacher Conferences
Behavior Management in the Classroom
Professional development - Training
Professional Organizations
Separation of Work and Home Life
What do I do when...?

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