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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.

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New Teachers: How to Use Data to Inform Instruction

One of the greatest challenges for new teachers is collecting classroom data and figuring out ways to use it. Here's some helpful suggestions for taking on this task.

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.

Resources Toolkit for New Teachers

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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30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class

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12 Choices to Help You Step Back From Burnout

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Don't Quit: 5 Strategies for Recovering After Your Worst Day Teaching

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Summer Reading List: 5 Books on Professional Development

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7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

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New-Teacher Academy: Lesson Planning

Blogger Lisa Dabbs and teacher Matt Ray offer some suggestions about lesson planning in her New Teacher Academy series.

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Four Musts in Redesigning K-12 Education

Blogger Bob Lenz proposes four school design tips, which includes more time for teachers to assess student work.

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New Teacher Academy: Classroom Management

Blogger Lisa Dabbs introduces the New Teacher Academy with help from Justin Stortz, who discusses the not-so-secret basics of classroom management.

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Can Rubrics Inspire?

Through his own entertaining prose, blogger Todd Finley breathes life into the stifling writing rubrics that so often squash student creativity.

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Social and Emotional Curriculum: Obstacles to Happiness

In her Seven Doors to Happiness blog series, filmmaker Randy Taran opens Door Number Two and examines obstacles to happiness and means for coping with them.

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Message to New Teachers for a New Year: Patience, Persistence and Peace

Blogger Lisa Dabbs offers a much needed New Year's affirmation for first-year teachers.

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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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Closing Out vs. Fading Out: 5 Steps for Ending the Year Strong

Guest blogger Petra Claflin of YES Prep Public Schools stresses the importance of close-out conversations with instructional teachers, and suggests five steps to help educators end the year strong while looking ahead to next fall.

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Eight Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides eight timely suggestions for teachers torn between adequately preparing their classrooms and breaking their personal budgets.

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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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Making Those New Year's Resolutions Stick

The best New Year's resolutions result in improved student learning. Whether introducing new pedagogy or starting student blogs, take small steps and don't fear failure.

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Technology in the Elementary Classroom

Edutopia's new Tech Integration: Elementary School blogger Mary Beth Hertz introduces herself.

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Starting the Year on a Positive Note

Some great suggestions for how to best manage new Web 2.0 tools in your classroom.

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Talking Education: A Virtual Workshop for Innovations

Blogger Andrew Marcinek encourages readers to share their innovative ideas and collaborate on developing new ones.

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