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The New Elementary Teacher′s Handbook

3rd Edition

Flourishing in Your First Year

Kathleen Jonson; Nancy Cappelloni; Mary Niesyn
eISBN-13: 9781452239187

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"This resource is extremely timely and well thought out. Wouldn′t it be great if all principals gave their new hires this book along with their classroom keys?"
—Andrea Ziembia, Fifth-Grade Teacher, Morton Elementary School, Hammond, IN

"An indispensable companion for any new teacher, this book gives excellent advice for avoiding many hurdles and pitfalls and focusing on what′s important—becoming outstanding teachers of young children."
—Carol A. Tateishi, Director
Bay Area Writing Project, University of California at Berkeley

"The book′s lists, charts, tables, diagrams, and the narrative are amazingly helpful and insightful. This is more than a survival book; it is inspirational and affirming."
—Mary Ann Sinkkonen, Assistant Professor
Dominican University of California

Everything a new elementary teacher needs for getting started is right here!

This comprehensive guide from veteran educators gives first-year teachers a multitude of classroom-tested strategies for those critical first days of school. Written in a reassuring tone, this authoritative handbook walks you through setting up your classroom, managing behavior, planning lessons, assessing students′ performance, and partnering with families. Thoroughly updated to meet the needs of today′s classrooms, this new edition includes the latest tips on:

Teaching with technologyDifferentiating instruction for students from diverse backgrounds, including English Language LearnersPreparing effective standards-based lessonsAchieving professional growth through job-embedded professional development

Teachers will find resources, samples, templates, homework contracts, strategies, checklists, and proven solutions to everyday challenges. Rest assured that you are not alone, and you will succeed!


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ISBNs 9781412978095, 9781412978095, 9781412978095, 9781452239187, 9781452223612, 1452239185
Language English
Number of Pages 224
Edition 3rd