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The Everything New Teacher Book: Increase Your Confidence, Connect with Your Students, and Deal with the Unexpected
This text recognizes that during the first couple of years in the classroom, teachers need effective suggestions on how to have a positive and lasting impact on their students. From the rules and tools of a successful learning environment to advice on behaviour management, a perfect guide for teachers during their early years.
Paperback, 305 pages
Published March 8th 2004 by Adams Media Corporation
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When I started the book, I found myself wondering who exactly the audience for this book is: A lot of the beginning felt like a watered-down rehash of my education courses, and most people winding up in the classroom will have taken these courses. As I continued reading, the book began to offer some useful pointers. Unfortunately, the useful bits are heavily padded with generalities and unnecessary verbiage. I don't know how many times the author writes "The fact is..." I'm sure a lot of it has ...more
This is a really great guide to help with all of the issues that will come up as a new teacher. Once I begin teaching in my own classroom, this will be an indispensable guide for my first weeks. I highly recommend this book for any new teacher. My only complaint is it tends to be a little repetitive, but I guess that really makes the information sink in. The most valuable information is about dealing with relationships with other staff/administration. I also really gleaned a lot of information f ...more