Does the thought of the first day of school give you that sinking feeling because you're afraid you're not as prepared as you could be? You're not alone, and help is at hand in this perennial best-sellernow expanded with 16 brand-new pages and content for educators in all grades, K through 12. The time-saving checklist format features extensively updated tips that can help the beginning, transfer, or student teacher, as well as the paraeducator, prepare for the first day of school, and the entire year. It's a handy addition to the principal's or administrator's bookshelf, too. You'll find practical advice for getting acquainted, making management preparations, determining procedures and rules, making instructional preparations, planning for the first day, and organizing your classroom and materials.