The survival guide for new teachers—now updated!
Thousands of new teachers have relied on this practical resource, both early in their careers and during later transitions. The First-Year Teacher takes readers through a complete classroom year and is packed with strategies and tips for every part of the journey.
Now in its fourth edition, this best-selling title is newly updated with chapters addressing classroom management, special education, inclusive classrooms, and more. Whether you’re a first-year teacher, career-transitioning into teaching, or starting over in another district, this respected resource will help you
- Complete a successful job search and prepare for your new position
- Start the year strong with a 30-day learning plan that addresses instruction, assessment, and classroom management
- Co-teach in an inclusive classroom¬—particularly valuable for special education teachers
- Build essential skills in planning, managing time, and partnering with families
Discover how to survive and thrive during year one and beyond."The First-Year Teacher makes the perfect gift for every new teacher. It is especially helpful in developing classroom management, which is the most important skill a teacher can have, and it builds confidence just when the new teacher needs it the most.”
—Heide McCleery, Retired Teacher
Parkhill School District
“The First-Year Teacher is comprehensive enough to help with everything from applying for a job through wrapping up a successful first year. The easy format used by the authors makes it the go-to book every new and returning teacher must own!”
—Irene Evans, Teacher