Getting off to a great start is crucial for all new teachers in any school system or setting.

This information-rich card from DayOne Publishing provides, in one quick resource, the basics that every new teacher must have to ensure that smooth and effective start.

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Brimming with ideas and techniques, advice and methods, the “Strategies for the Beginning Teacher” card is the one "must have" reference for all new teachers as well as trainers and staff developers!  Among the many topics on this resource are:

How to set up the classroom to make it inviting for learning.

How to avoid collecting and grading everything but still keep students motivated to do the work.

How to set up Weighted grades or use Total grading systems.

Ways to assign seats that gets the classroom organized quickly.

How to create a seating chart that's easy to modify.

Effective methods for planning lessons.

How to handle homework and understand its role.

Suggestions on dealing with Parents.

A guide to Professionalism and a teacher's roles and responsibilities.

How to assess Classroom Climate.


Beginning teachers of any subject or grade level----even veteran teachers---will benefit tremendously with this card in the plan book.

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