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Author Kitchen, Bob, 1956-

Title It's your first year teaching, but you don't have to act like it / Bob Kitchen
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow ; Oxford : Oxford Publicity Partnership, 2004


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Description ix, 119 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Introduction -- Chapter 1 Finding the "Right" School -- Chapter 2 Preparation...The Days, Weeks, and (Sometimes) Months Before -- Chapter 3 A Support System is Critical -- Chapter 4 Without This, You'll Never Make It -- Chapter 5 Establishing Your Philosophy on Teaching, -- Grading, Discipline, and Classroom Management -- Chapter 6 Final Thoughts on Preparation -- Chapter 7 24 Hours and Counting -- Chapter 8 How To Begin And What You Should Say to -- Your First Class -- Chapter 9 What if Things Aren't Going as Planned? -- Chapter 10 Disciplining Your Students: React, but -- Don't Overreact -- Chapter 11 Specific Discipline Problems and How to -- Handle Them -- Chapter 12 Another Effective Discipline Technique -- Chapter 13 One of the Most Difficult Times Is Right Before Spring Break -- Chapter 14 What's The Best Way to Teach Your Subject? -- Chapter 15 What You Can Expect From Your Principal And Assistant Principal -- Chapter 16 What You Can Expect From Other Teachers -- Chapter 17 The Types Of Kids You'll Be Teaching -- Chapter 18 Open House (i.e. Back-To-School-Night) -- Chapter 19 Parent-Teacher Conferences -- Chapter 20 How To Handle Parent Phone Calls -- (Both Positive and Negative) -- Chapter 21 In-Service Days and Educational -- Seminars/Workshops Can Be a -- Waste of Your Time -- Chapter 22 Peaks and Valleys...Enjoying the -- Good Days While Surviving the Bad -- Ones -- Chapter 23 Helpful Hints -- Chapter 24 Final Thoughts
Summary "This book includes sections on how to find and prepare for a job, what to do and say on your first day, and how to handle various discipline situations that could arise the first year. Any prospective teacher who reads this book will reap immediate benefits. Whether during your job search, planning stage, first day in the classroom, or first year as a whole, Kitchen offers practical, humorous, and motivational advice that new teachers can use to survive their first year."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes index
Subject First year teachers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Teacher effectiveness -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
LC no. 2003015228
ISBN 1578860296 paperback