A one-stop resource for all your first-year teaching needs! With tips for everything from establishing an ideal classroom environment to making it through teacher evaluations, this practical volume helps you plan ahead with confidence, keep your perspective, and prepare for the unexpected. Written in a conversational tone, this completely revised edition introduces techniques by grade level, includes an expanded section on Internet use, and provides field-tested strategies on how to: Encourage student participation and critical thinking Establish fair grading practices Modify instructional methods and curriculum for students with special needs Increase parent involvement Manage stress and maintain sanityFor example, in grades when American history is taught, an English teacher can teach about persuasive essays using Thomas Painea#39;s ... Many people will insist that homework is only to be used to reinforce concepts taught in the classroom.
|Title||:||The New Teacher Toolbox|
|Author||:||Scott M. Mandel|
|Publisher||:||Corwin Press - 2009-05-12|