Everything a new elementary teacher needs for getting started is right here!
This comprehensive guide from veteran educators gives first-year teachers expansive classroom-tested strategies for those critical first days of school. Written in the reassuring tone of a mentor teacher, this research-based handbook walks the novice teacher through setting up your classroom, managing behavior, assessing students’ performance, and partnering with families. Thoroughly updated, this new edition includes the latest tips on:
- Teaching with technology
- Differentiating instruction for students from diverse backgrounds, including English language learners
- Planning effective standards-based lessons
- Achieving professional growth through job-embedded professional development