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Secrets for Secondary School Teachers

2nd Edition

How to Succeed in Your First Year

Ellen Kottler; Jeffrey A. Kottler; Cary J. Kottler
eISBN-13: 9781483360621

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Updated Edition of Bestseller!

Praise for the first edition:


"This handbook for novice and apprentice teachers provides seasoned and insightful counsel."
CHOICE, April 1999


Teach like a pro from day one!


In this updated version of the successful Secrets for Secondary School Teachers, you will learn tangible ways to supercharge your teaching skills, while avoiding the pitfalls common to beginning teachers. Offering a unique blend of perspectives and "insider" insights into secondary education, a seasoned high school teacher, a long-time educator and counselor, and a recent high school graduate join forces to impart proven tips and tools.


This indispensable guide combines practical applications of your preservice coursework with straightforward portrayals of what you can expect during your first days, weeks, semesters, and years in the classroom.


Already packed with winning ideas and real-life scenarios, this newest edition has added:

A new chapter on developing plans for instruction and assessment
Rubrics—both holistic and analytic
A-to-Z list of assessments
Expanded information on multiple intelligences and diverse learning populations
Suggestions for students with attention deficits
Stress source chart
Technology tips

Reduce your stress, hone your skills, and be "in the know" with this invaluable resource.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9780761939856, 9780761939856, 9780761939856, 9780761939849, 9781483360621, 9781483362816, 1483360628
Language English
Number of Pages 224
Edition 2nd