Teaching isn't hard. I mean, not everyone can do it, but once you are one, you realize it. You just spent 4 + years in school learning how to teach, and ironically that's not the part you need help with. If you are meant to be a teacher, the teaching comes naturally. The love, the […]
New Teacher! Tips for Classroom management! Behavior management is the most important aspect of a strong classroom. Once you find your behavior management style, you can easily get control of your new class- even the tough ones!
Your first Open House (Meet the Teacher night) as a New Teacher is not only important, it’s a milestone! This is just one more rite of passage into the world of teaching. I was completely blindsided by Open House my first year. It was scheduled for Tuesday (the day after we came back!) at 6:30pm. […]
Congratulations! You’ve been hired, you signed the paperwork, and are left wondering, “Now What? What should I be doing to prepare for my first year?” I remember leaving the human resources office after signing my first contract. As I walked to my car, the euphoria began to wane, and anxiety surrounding the uncertainties of the […]
Since I blew the surprise and hit the wrong button Sunday, I figured I’d go ahead and post this a day early! Look at me, getting crazy this summer. 🙂 Anyway… I am so excited to have Connie Deal, of Lessons and Learning for Littles, on the blog this week! As soon as I […]