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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.

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.

Mastering the Teaching Game

After listening to an interview with top tennis coach Sven Groeneveld, Carol Tomlinson clarifies eight essential principles that teaching shares with high-level sports coaching.

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Back to School: Preparing for Day One

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

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7 Learning Zones Every Classroom Must Have

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Why Is Teacher Development Important?: Because Students Deserve the Best

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

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7 Tips for Better Classroom Management

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Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

Educator and blogger Todd Finley, in the second of two parts, offers some simple yet empowering solutions for teachers who experience bullying at the hands of their own colleagues.

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In Their Own Words: Teachers Bullied by Colleagues

Educator and blogger Todd Finley, in the first of two parts, shares the uncomfortable stories of teachers who experience bullying at the hands of their own colleagues.

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Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Seven Tips for New Elementary Teachers to Save Energy, Time and Tears

Professional development specialist Otis Kriegel offers seven logistical tips for new elementary teachers to help them relax and stay focused on delivering the best possible instruction.

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Tools for Teaching: Developing Active Readers

Blogger and education professor Rebecca Alber shares five strategies teachers can use with students of all ages to improve their comprehension and critical reading skills.

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New Teachers: Resource Roundup

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: How Can I Be a Better Teacher Next Fall?

Educator and blogger Richard Curwin reminds us that it's never too early for teachers to consider how they could improve next fall, and offers us six suggestions for getting started now.

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More Positive, Not Punitive, Classroom Management Tips

In the second of two excerpts from his latest book, teacher and blogger Larry Ferlazzo offers some more classroom management tips that are positive, not punitive.

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Public Education Faces a Crisis in Teacher Retention

Nearly half of all new teachers leave the job within five years. What's killing their spirit? How can we get them to stay?

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: How Can I Be a Better Teacher Next Fall?

Educator and blogger Richard Curwin reminds us that it's never too early for teachers to consider how they could improve next fall, and offers us six suggestions for getting started now.

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How Team Teaching Can Improve Your Game

Two teachers at Leadership Public School in Hayward, CA share their insights into what makes a successful team teaching partnership.

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Seven Technology Tips for Younger Elementary

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz provides tips for teaching technology to elementary school students.

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New Teacher Boot Camp Week 1 - Using Wordle

Some fun and informative activities from Lisa M Dabbs (@teachingwthsoul) and Joan Young (@flourishingkids) to help new teachers use Wordle.

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Cheat Sheet for the First Days of School

Jose Vilson suggests three simple habits to ease teachers' transition from summer vacation to the start of a new school year.

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A Definitive Guide to Teacher Checklists

If any Edutopia blogger could dream up making a checklist of checklists, it would be Todd Finley. Teachers, prepare to get organized!

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