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The First-Year Teacher's Checklist - (Jossey-Bass Teacher) by Julia G Thompson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 202

Genre: Education

Sub-Genre: Classroom Management

Series Title: Jossey-Bass Teacher

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Author: Julia G Thompson

Language: English

Street Date: April 20, 2009
TCIN: 77781076
UPC: 9780470390047
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-7553


The First-Year Teacher's Checklist

This easy-to-use reference--with hundreds of helpful, classroom-tested answers, ideas, techniques, and teaching tools--will help you on your way to a successful and productive school year. Designed to be flexible, the book offers a choice of ideas and approaches that best fit your classroom situation. Master teacher Julia Thompson shows you how to:

  • Develop successful relationships with students, colleagues, administrators, and parents
  • Manage professional responsibilities and develop career skills
  • Create an orderly classroom where students are courteous and respectful
  • Motivate students to become independent learners
  • Use proven strategies to prevent misbehavior
  • Design instruction that will appeal to every student
  • Set up a classroom for maximum comfort and learning
  • Thrive in the world of high-stakes testing

"Thompson's work helps beginning teachers--even those with no prior teaching experience--to understand the basics of effective teaching. The First Year Teacher's Checklist makes it easy for educators who are just starting out to understand what it will take to become a successful teacher. I will definitely make this book required reading for my teacher interns."
--BILL SNEAD, director of Alternative Certification Programs, Harris County Department of Education, Houston, Texas

"A must-have resource for new teachers and interns. Easy to read, discuss, and implement, it will improve your instruction along with helping you manage your to-do lists, your classrooms, and all of the new tasks and items involved with your first year of teaching. Keep it handy!"
--MIKE ROGERS, president, EverythingAboutLearning.com, a PEAK Learning Systems Company

"New teachers and those who support their success will thrive on Julia's succinct delineation of the daily business of teaching."
--LAYNE FERGUSON, teacher development specialist, Department of Teacher Leadership and Professional Development, Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland

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