New teachers don’t want to just survive their first year, they want to thrive! In this captivating and easy-to-use book, renowned author and teacher Anthony D. Fredericks, Ed.D, offers practical insights, dynamic teaching techniques, and actual advice from principals, superintendents, and teachers around the country. This book provides you with useful and effective teaching tools and strategies that will make your first year go by smoothly. Also included are self-assessments that will help you evaluate and develop your teaching skills, learning environment, and student achievement. Calling upon years of experience, Dr. Fredericks discusses scenarios a first year teacher is sure to encounter—from unruly or angry parents calling, to outdated classroom technology, to the dreaded administrator observations—and offers approaches and solutions to guide you through each. Backed by proven research that will help you create an engaging, motivating, and productive classroom, Ace Your First Year Teaching
belongs on any new teacher’s bookshelf.
Thoughtfully structured and organized, Ace Your First Year Teaching covers subjects like:
• Effective teaching techniques and strategies
• The do’s and don’ts of good classroom management
• Applying and adjusting to the Common Core
• Creating an inspiring and motivating learning environment
• Incorporating and adapting to classroom technology
• Inspiring and assessing student achievement
Ace Your First Year Teaching is the essential resource for any ambitious educator. From building relationships to collaborating with colleagues to understanding the Common Core, this comprehensive guide will not only help you survive your first year of teaching, it will help you thrive.