A New Teacher's Guide: Surviving Your First Year

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Scarecrow Press, 2003 - Education - 141 pages
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For many years, new teachers have complained that they were not well prepared for many of the daily realities of classroom teaching. Based on Singer's personal experience as a teacher, dean, counselor, and administrator, this book will provide specific tools and insights to help new teachers become successful in assisting students with a variety of issues including drug abuse, legal matters, and communication with parents. Intended for beginning teachers.
 

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Contents

FIRST THOUGHTS
1
THE FIRST DAY
3
THE TECHNICAL SIDE OF LEARNING
5
THE PERSONAL SIDE OF LEARNING
21
COMMUNICATING EFFECTIVELY
35
DISCIPLINE
47
DRUG ABUSE
59
WORKING WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES
67
A FEW WORDS ABOUT ADMINISTRATORS
75
PLAYING BY THE RULES
81
ITS ALL ABOUT STUDENTS
89
FINDING A JOB
107
SURVIVING YOUR FIRST YEAR AND BEYOND
117
THE LAST CHAPTER
139
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
141
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Harvey Singer is adjunct instructor (computer science) Broward Community College and instructor of online courses (computer science).

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