The Updated Fourth Edition of the Award–Winning Book that Offers Beginning Educators Everything They Need in Order to Survive and Thrive!
Designed for new educators, this award–winning book covers the basic strategies, activities, and tools teachers need to know in order to succeed in the classroom. Now it its fourth edition, The First–Year Teacher′s Survival Guide contains new and updated material on essential topics including: classroom management (how to prevent or minimize disruptions), sustaining professional growth, differentiated instruction, nurturing a growth mindset, and much more.
The fourth edition also offers downloadable forms and worksheets, and video instruction on key topics. In addition, this must–have guide:
- Offers ideas for dealing with homework and instructional concerns from parents and guardians
- Includes suggestions for helping new professionals maintain a successful work–life balance
- Contains guidelines to classroom technology and ideas for using digital tools to create engaging lessons
- Proposes proven strategies for forging positive, supportive relationships with students
- Presents recommendations for successfully managing the most common discipline problems
This must–have guide is filled with the information and tips new teachers need in order to face classroom situations with confidence.
Praise for THE First–Year Teacher′s SURVIVAL GUIDE
"Each page contains wisdom and helpful strategies that every educator can use to meet the needs of all their learners. Every student teacher, new teacher, and their mentor needs this book to explore this treasure trove of experienced guidance to grow successful learners."
JOHN MCCARTHY, EdS, Educator & Founder of Opening Paths, and author of So All Can Learn: A Practical Guide to Differentiation
"The fourth edition of Julia Thompson′s class book, The First–Year Teacher′s Survival Guide, is THE book that every new teacher needs to have marked–up and readily accessible on their bookshelf!"
LARRY FERLAZZO, teacher, author, and Ed Week advice columnist
"The latest edition of Julia Thompson′s The First–Year Teacher′s Survival Guide has everything you need to get started in the profession! A once–in–a–generation text for all new teachers!"
ANDREA HONIGSFELD, Ed.D., Associate Dean, Division of Education, Molloy College
"This book will be your most treasured resource as a new teacher! You will turn to it often for the comfort and inspiration you need as well as to sustain the passion you brought to teaching in the first place. The practical tips on collaboration, instructional strategies, freebie resources, student engagement, behavior, and more will empower you every step of the way."
PAT WYMAN, Founder, How to Learn Academy at HowtoLearn.Teachable.com