How to Survive Your First Year in Teaching 2nd Edition

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Author: Sue Cowley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 184706471X

Category: Education

Page: 192

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The new edition of this successful book offers practical advice for trainee teachers, NQTs and others new to the profession. It is designed to help them survive and enjoy the diffifcult first year as a teacher. Written in Sue Cowley's honest and down-to-earth style, the book uses real situations and experiences to tell it like it is.

How to Survive Your First Year in Teaching

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Author: Sue Cowley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441169202

Category: Education

Page: 208

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So you've finished your teacher training and found yourself a job . . . the hard bit is over right? But, hold on, how do you actually survive your FIRST YEAR in teaching?! The NQT year is notoriously difficult and hard work. Challenges include meeting your new colleagues and making the right first impression, preparing and planning your lessons, managing the mountain of marking and most scary of all . . . being in charge of a whole class by yourself for the first time! But don't panic - help is at hand from expert teacher and education writer Sue Cowley. In this new edition of her bestselling book, she supports new teachers through the stresses and strains, and the highs and lows of their first year in teaching. She's there to guide you right from the start of day one, lesson one, with the acknowledgement that "your stomach feels like lead and your mouth feels as dry as the Sahara desert†?. She's there through each term advising on time-saving lesson plans, easy to implement behavior management tips and how to help children who have special educational needs. She's there right until the end of the year when she ensures that you feel triumphantly on top of report writing and your first parents' evening. All of her methods are tried-and-tested and real life case studies exemplify how (and how not) to put them in to practice. This new edition has been fully updated with new diagrams and checklists to boost your organisational and time management skills. It also includes refreshed and up-to-date case studies and extra examples for primary school teachers. Written in Sue Cowley's honest, accessible and down to earth style, How to Survive your First Year in Teaching is a must have for all new teachers embarking on their NQT year.

Your First Year

How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher

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Author: Todd Whitaker,Madeline Whitaker,Katherine Whitaker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317296850

Category: Education

Page: 120

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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).

How to Be Successful in Your First Year of Teaching College

Everything You Need to Know That They Don't Teach You in School

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Author: Terry Webster

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601382197

Category: Education

Page: 312

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With the help of this book you can achieve not only your perfect first day, but a successful and productive first year as well. You will learn to take control of your classroom and provide students with a fun and effective setting in which they can actively succeed in your class and beyond. This extensively researched book begins by offering information on how to find the perfect college teaching position. You are provided with valuable information on the different types of academic positions available, from teaching assistant to tenure and on how to search for these positions. You will learn about how the position you chose will affect your family and personal life, what to look for in a benefits package, and what benefits different types of colleges can provide. Important information that you need to know before accepting a position will be provided to you. A complete overview of understanding faculty contracts and faculty unions is included as well as an introduction to the academic environment that will surround you as you begin your new career as a college instructor. Once you have accepted your new position, the book prepares you for that first day of class. You learn how to structure your course, select textbooks, design and implement your syllabus, establish classroom policies, and interpret university policies on grading, student evaluation, plagiarism, and other grievances. Most new college instructors spend months worrying about how to break the ice during the first week of class. Helpful ideas for winning over your new students are provided as well as tips for making lasting first impressions. First-year teachers will benefit from the discussion on the three stages of teaching a lesson as well as tips for keeping students interested during lectures, the pros and cons of using discussion groups in the classroom, and how to use small groups as an alternative approach to traditional instruction. Most importantly, a complete chapter has been included on relating and getting to know your new set of students. College students in the 21st century are a diverse group. It is important to understand what life is like for today's college student and how these students think and learn in order to effectively do their job. Even more complicated can be trying to keep up with the fast paced technology that students today are accustomed to. An important chapter on teaching in the digital age will provide valuable information on online courses, using technology in the classroom, and e-mail protocol. In the appendices, new college instructors will find a complete overview of academic terminology and a sample syllabus, lecture outline, and course design. Helpful case studies by second-year and veteran college instructors provide insider strategies and proven techniques for surviving your first year as a college instructor.

100 ideas for surviving your first year in teaching

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Author: Laura-Jane Fisher

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group

ISBN: 9780826486677

Category: Education

Page: 118

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From coping with long working hours to managing difficult classes and writing reports, offers one hundred ideas for surviving the first year of teaching.

Finding Success the First Year

A Survivor's Guide for New Teachers

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Author: Matthew Johnson

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 1607097338

Category: Education

Page: 259

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New teachers have it tough. They have a very difficult and complex job, and they must learn how to do it in front of a studio audience of unruly adolescents, anxious parents, and watchful administrators. To help new teachers navigate this daunting backdrop, Finding Success the First Year is here to act as a personal guide to the first year of teaching. This book was written by a new teacher navigating through his own first year, and it uses those experiences to serve as a foundation for a step-by-step guide on how to survive and thrive in that all important first year. With everything from answers to frequent new-teacher questions and warnings of common new teacher pitfalls to specific strategies and veteran tricks useful for clawing back precious hours of the day, Matthew Johnson gives clear tips and clear reasons for them in a straightforward, jargonless voice and a mixture of practicality and philosophy.

How to Survive Your First Year As a Teacher

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Author: Michael Cimicata

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1304562514

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Surviving your first year as a teacher can definitely be a difficult thing to do. There are tons of things to learn, and the faculties of education can only teach you a limited amount. As a newbie teacher, I was dazed and confused; however, some of my experienced colleagues made it a lot easier by telling me about some tips, tricks, and strategies. This ebook is the complete guide for first year teachers to live by. It contains information on: -What to do during the week before school starts -What teaching resources to collect -Tips to make your first year of teaching completely enjoyable -The most important staff members to get to know ASAP -How to set up your classroom -What to do on the first day of school And much, much more. My first year of teaching was absolutely amazing because of the information that was handed to me. This ebook was designed to give that information back to the teaching community and make the lives of new teachers much easier!

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Fifth Edition

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Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351230X

Category: Education

Page: 464

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How to Survive Your Freshman Year offers incoming college freshmen the experience, advice, and wisdom of their peers: hundreds of other students who have survived their first year of college and have something interesting to say about it. Based on interviews with hundreds of college students at every type of higher-learning institution across the country, this book has insights on every aspect of college life, including, what to take to the dorm, living with roommates, Facebook and other social networks, extracurricular activities, choosing classes, studying, going abroad, finances, food, the social scene, doing laundry, staying in touch with friends and family, and much more. Highly readable, much of the book consists of short snippets with some interesting insight and advice from the college students interviewed. The book also includes expert input from college advisors and officers.

How to Survive and Thrive in the First Three Weeks of School

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Author: Elaine K. McEwan

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483361179

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Best-selling author Elaine McEwan demonstrates how teaching routines, rubrics, and rules during the first three weeks of school leads to higher achievement through the rest of the year!

The New Teacher Survival Kit

How to Survive and Thrive During Your First Year in the Classroom

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Author: Matt Bromley

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781542815932

Category:

Page: 226

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PRAISE FOR MATT BROMLEY "A wise, accessible and practically useful book" - Professor Bill Lucas, author of Educating Ruby "Compelling, clear and convincingly argued" - Dr Jill Berry, author of Making the Leap "A useful summary of research [and] a helpful contribution to the literature" - Mary Myatt, senior inspector and author of High Challenge Low Threat From Amazon: "Outstanding" ... "Invaluable stuff" ... "Sensible, pragmatic" ... "Really informative" ... "So good my head teacher has disappeared with it" ... "A great book" ... "A must-buy" ... "Superbly practical" ... "Convincing, compelling" ABOUT THIS BOOK The New Teacher Survival Kit is a teacher-training 'bible' from the best-selling author of How to Become a School Leader, The IQ Myth, and Teach. This book is the perfect companion whether you're contemplating training to be a teacher, have already embarked upon a teacher-training programme, or are working as a newly- or recently-qualified teacher in a school. It offers practical advice on how to make a good first impression with staff, students and parents, as well as how to develop your 'presence' in the classroom, create a positive learning environment, and manage your workload. It explains how the English education system works, including its curriculum and qualifications framework, and provides tangible tips on how to be a good form tutor and how to fulfil your legal duties including health and safety, safeguarding, and supporting students with SEND. The New Teacher Survival Kit is a 'one stop shop' of strategies on behaviour management, curriculum design and lesson planning, and pedagogy and practice. ABOUT THE AUTHOR M J Bromley is an experienced education leader, writer, consultant, speaker and trainer. Find out more at www.bromleyeducation.co.uk. Follow him on Twitter: @mj_bromley ABOUT THE PUBLISHER Spark Education Books UK is an independent publisher. Follow them on Twitter: @SparkBooksUK