First-Year Teacher's Survival Kit : Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools and Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day
This comprehensive resource gives new teachers a wide variety of tested strategies, activities and tools for creating a positive and dynamic learning environment while meeting the challenges of each school day. For easy use, it is organized into 16 sections covering everything from motivation, lesson planning and classroom management, to behavior problems, meeting each student's needs, and building strong professional relationships with students, staff, and parents.
- Paperback | 512 pages
- 205.2 x 273.8 x 34mm | 1,324.5g
- 02 Mar 2002
- John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
- New York, United States
Table of contents
About This Kit; Section One: Your New Vocation; Section Two: Develop Your Professional Expertise; Section Three: Begin the School Year with Confidence; Section Four: Become a Valuable Team Player; Section Five: Connect with Your Students; Section Six: Design Effective Instruction; Section Seven: Deliver Effective Instruction; Section Eight: Evaluate Your Students' Progress; Section Nine: Motivate Your Students to Succeed; Section Ten: Help Your Students Become Successful Learners; Section Eleven: Make the Most of Your Instructional Time; Section Twelve: Classroom Management Through Early Intervention; Section Thirteen: Handle Behavior Problems Effectively; Section Fourteen: Solutions for Some Widespread Problems; Section Fifteen: The Diverse Classroom; Section Sixteen: Stress Management for Educators; Appendix: Helpful Resources for Teachers.
About Julia G. Thompson
Julia G. Thompson (B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University) has taught various secondary courses in the public schools of Arizona, North Carolina, and Virginia for over 20 years, including geography, reading, home economics, math, history, special education, and graduate equivalency preparation. She is currently teaching English at Churchland High School in Portsmouth, Virginia.