Whether you are a first-year teacher, a returning teacher, or a mentor teacher, you are faced with an exciting but also challenging transition. The following resources are designed to provide practical tips and advice for creating a year of growth for both you and your students. Find the resource that fits, enjoy, and pass it on to someone else who may need the timely advice or encouragement!
Learning Teaching from our Elders by Renee Moore
Tips for new English teachers by Renee Moore
First days in the elementary classroom by Elena Aguilar
Advice for a new special ed teacher by Elizabeth Stein
The parent meet and greet by Marsha Ratzel
Returning to the classroom by Kathie Marshall
Book Recommendation: A first year teacher’s discoveries review by Laurie Wasserman
Book Recommendation: The rebooting of a teacher’s mind (for returning teachers) review by Carolyn Moser
How a Rought First Year Became a Career An award-winning teacher reflects on the main mistake he made in his first year: not shifting the focus to how the day was going for his students.