Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher (Paperback)
  • Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher (Paperback)

Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher (Paperback)

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Paperback 232 Pages / Published: 04/10/2007
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An ideal survival guide for novice teachers, Starting Strong helps new teachers gain confidence and competence to flourish and reduce stress during the first teaching year. The authors provide time-tested strategies and guidelines for designing curriculum and instruction, classroom layout suggestions for an optimal learning environment, and frameworks for establishing procedures that promote positive individual and group behavior. This invaluable handbook also offers: methods for effective assessment, samples of oral and written communication for parents and colleagues, ways to create classroom newsletters, techniques for using web sites for interactive learning and reflection questions for teachers at the end of each chapter

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412955621
Number of pages: 232
Weight: 650 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 12 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

"The perfect road map for assisting teachers, offering a wealth of resources they will need as they embark upon their journey as beginning teachers." -- Donna R. Bohannon, Induction Staff Development Coordinator
"A very valuable asset! This book will be worthy of new teachers for many years to come!" -- Lori Grossman, Instructional Coordinator
"An excellent introduction to the classroom for new teachers!" -- Elaine Mayer, Lead New Teacher Coach
"Well done! When I read the book, I felt like I was a new teacher progressing through my first year. As a current BTSA support provider, I will give this book to all my new teachers." -- Julia Dewees, English and Social Science Teacher
"College-level libraries catering to educators will find this book a basic and popular pick. It's an excellent beginning teacher's guide that's highly recommended for anyone venturing into the classroom for the first time." -- The Bookwatch, October 2007
"Well-organized and easy to use, this handbook is filled with practical ideas covering such topics as classroom environment and management, best practices, assessment, communication, and becoming a lifelong learner. While there is much here for practicing educators, the reflection logs would be an especially worthwhile tool for preservice teachers." -- Curriculum Connections, Spring 2008

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