Starting Strong: Surviving and Thriving as a New Teacher (Paperback)
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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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"Well done! Excellent for novice teachers progressing through their 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
Vista del Mar Middle School, San Clemente, CA

"The perfect road map for assisting teachers, offering a wealth of resources they will need as they embark upon their journeys as beginning teachers."
-Donna R. Bohannon, Induction Staff Development Coordinator
Memphis City Schools, TN

The new teacher's handbook for understanding the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of teaching!

Presenting time-tested strategies specifically for new classroom instructors, Starting Strong, Second Edition, is the ideal survival guide for navigating through your crucial first year of teaching. Starting at the beginning, the authors offer basic classroom layout suggestions for an optimal learning environment and frameworks any novice teacher can use to establish procedures that promote positive individual and group behavior.

Moving from classroom management to instructional responsibilities, this indispensable resource offers clear guidelines for designing curriculum and instruction and methods for effective assessment. Additional how-to features include:

Samples of oral and written communication for parents and colleaguesWays to create classroom newslettersTechniques for using Web sites for interactive learningReflection questions for teachers at the end of each chapter

With plenty of food-for-thought ideas to evaluate your own practice, this invaluable text helps teachers gain confidence and competence and reduce stress during that all-important first year!

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


MEDIA REVIEWS
"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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