Paperwork: Making a Molehill out of a Mountain
How to deal with the overwhelming amount of paperwork required of today's teachers.
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There are enough hours in the day if you plan wisely.
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Creating a Home Library
Simple steps parents can take to cultivate a love of reading in their child, and create a home library.
Don't Stop Now
A call to parents to read aloud to their children-no matter what their age.
So Much to Do, So Little Time
How to make the most of every minute when you're setting up your classroom.
Courage to Teach
Four teachers share passions, joy, and wisdom about their life's work.
Inspiration to Begin
A renowned veteran educator offers her personal top-10 list of advice and words of encouragement.
All Together Now
Tips for building a positive classroom community.
Fabulous First-Day Ideas
Primary- and Intermediate-level teachers offer suggestions for first-day-of-school lesson planning.
The First Morning: The Formation of a Community
Some very helpful tips for those anxious first days.
Classroom Organization: The Physical Environment
Make the most of the space you've been given!
Preparation is the key to a teacher's success in the classroom.
General Rules of Conduct
Make rules that will result in a calm, orderly learning environment.
Important Beginnings for Beginners
Helpful tips for a good start to your career.
Classroom Organizing Tips
As a new teacher, you have probably spent a lot of time trying to create a nurturing environment. Now it's time to work on encouraging your students' independence. Here are some tips on how your classroom set-up can help.
Just the Right Spot
With all the challenges of being a new teacher, you probably haven't had much time to think about which students should sit where in the classroom or who should be partnered in line. These decisions may seem trivial, but they can lead to improved classroom management, student friendships, and general atmosphere.
Successful Parent-Teacher Conferences
Resources to help you plan successful parent-teacher talks.
Making the Grade
Experienced educators offer advice on writing report cards.