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Making Your First Year a Success The Secondary Teacher's Survival Guide

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ISBN-10: 0761978577

ISBN-13: 9780761978572

Edition: 2001

Authors: Robert L. Wyatt, J. Elaine White

List price: $21.95
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"This book is a useful tool for any young teacher or mentor, and could direct staff development activities. The easy readability, logical topics and real-life cases make this a helpful resource for every teacher entering the profession." Dr. Elizabeth A. Ennis, Superintendent Township High School District 214; Arlington Heights, IL "Full of practical applications, this book thoroughly addresses many high-interest topics, including standards, technology, multiple intelligence theory and assessment. It is interesting, enjoyable and easy to understand, and its suggestions and ideas will help beginning high school teachers have a more positive experience their first make a more positive experience for the first year teacher." Lisa Suhr, Instructor Sabetha Middle School Sabetha, KS Straightforward tips, practical applications, and comforting words guide new teachers through that frustrating first year. In this easy-to-follow handbook, Wyatt and White rely heavily upon their more than 50 years of combined teaching experience to share valuable solutions and insights into the issues and concerns that have traditionally baffled beginning teachers. Comprehensive yet concise, Making Your First Year a Success strategically highlights the tools necessary for success and is expressly tailored to secondary teachers. In a style that could originate only from genuine interest and experience, the authors lead new teachers past the obstacles and pitfalls that hold back so many well-intentioned educators. This inspiring survival guide includes: Time-tested advice that shows the ins and outs of the classroom and can be implemented easily Assessment techniques specifically designed for high school educators A complete orientation for the new teacher, including ways to identify the various sources of assistance and support A simple, sensible approach to effective lesson planning and maximizing technology tools Important information about professional development, parent-teacher relationships, and positive interactions with students nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 12/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 136
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Surviving in School
Surviving Requires Working Well With Students
Surviving Requires Good Classroom Management
Surviving Includes Good Lesson Plans
Making Assessment Work
Making Technology Work for Enhanced Learning
Making Parent Communication Work
Making Yourself a Professional
References