First-year Teacher: A Case Study

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Teachers College Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Education - 162 pages

Providing hands-on information, this work is an in-depth case study of the first year-and-a-half of a 7th grade teacher’s experience.

 

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Contents

Setting the Stage
xiii
Planning a Fantasy
17
A Question of Survival Planning for Control and Management
23
Facing the Common Problems of Beginning Teachers
44
Coping and Avoiding Burnout
70
Becoming Professional
88
The Second Year A Refinement of the First
104
Problems of a Changing Context Accountability Mentoring and Teacher Evaluation
120
Concluding Remarks
132
A Note on Method
135
Comments on Teacher Education
138
Advice on Selecting a School and Surviving the Year
148
References
153
Index
157
About the Author
160
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