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New Teachers

For new teachers who seek support and want to share the challenges and triumphs of first starting out in the classroom.

What I Wish I'd Known as a New Teacher

Now, almost two decades after my first year in the classroom, here's a few things I wish I'd known about myself, about teaching, and about my students.

5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

Check out these five management strategies new teachers can begin using immediately in their classrooms.

7-Step Prep: Make a Weekly Plan for YOU!

Advance planning is essential for a week of effective teaching, yet the most effective planning system will let you incorporate and track those on-the-fly changes.

New Teachers: Resource Roundup

From classroom management to working with parents, lesson planning to learning environments, this compilation of blogs, videos, and other resources provides an array of tips and advice for teachers just starting out.

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12 Choices to Help You Step Back from Burnout

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Kicking off 2012 with Two Blog Series

Helping African-American students get into college and an intensive for new teachers kick off the new year.

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Embracing Continuous Improvement with EdTech

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz suggests that, instead of feeling intimidated by those teachers who do everything better, we should learn from them.

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A Wounded Lover of Writing Prompts

Blogger Todd Finley explains how amusing writing prompts might engage his students without really improving their writing.

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New Teachers: Is Your Principal a P.A.L (Pretty Awesome Leader)?

Blogger Lisa Dabbs notes the concerns of new teachers and profiles one principal who knows how to address them.

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Mentoring and Coaching for Effective Tech Integration

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz makes a case for why every school needs both a tech mentor and a tech coach.

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Deeper Learning Blog Carnival: Authentic Professional Development

In the part of the Deeper Learning Blog Carnival series, Gary Hochlander raises the question of how PD can emphasize real world applications and integrated curriculum.

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The Emerging Age Bias

Blogger Pernille Ripp looks at the alarming devaluation of veteran teachers and their contributions.

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5 Myths that Sabotage Our Love of Teaching

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips takes an unflinching look at five counterproductive and emotionally harmful illusions that reflect what far too many teachers expect of themselves and their students, suggesting that our best really is good enough.

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Stressing Support, Not Stress: Easing the Anxieties of Being a Novice Teacher

Knowing why you teach can help deal with the pressures of the job.

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Time Management: Planning for the Adventure

Clara Galan, Edutopia's social media marketing specialist and a former teacher, looks at managing time, that most precious of commodities, through the lens of a pirate's spyglass.

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The Butterflies of August

Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano shares his four-point strategy for chasing away those stomach butterflies that often precede the start of another school year.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Tech Integration PD

Teacher Mary Beth Hertz suggests that the best PD for tech integration will give teachers time and freedom to explore.

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Teaching Tolerance: Meet the Teacher Who Started Gay-Straight Alliances

Teacher Bob Parlin launched the first gay-straight alliance in a public school. Today, this national network provides a powerful dose of social and emotional learning for students of every orientation.

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Bank Street College of Education Empowers New Teachers
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Bank Street College of Education Empowers New Teachers

This old college is teaching aspiring educators new tricks, with a focus on experiential learning, classroom immersion, and mentoring.

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