Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year

Secrets for Secondary School Teachers: How to Succeed in Your First Year

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ISBN-13: 9781483360621
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/24/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Ellen Kottler has been a teacher for over 30 years, in public, private, and alternative schools at the secondary level. She lectures on Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton, and is a grantwriter for the Anaheim Union High School District, Anaheim, California. She currently resides in Fullerton, California.

Jeffrey A. Kottler has worked as a teacher, counselor, and therapist and is the author and coauthor of over 50 books in education and psychology. He is Professor and Chair of the Counseling Program at California State University, Fullerton. He currently resides in Fullerton, California.

Cary J. Kottler has attended public school in the United States and New Zealand. He is a student at Rice University and currently resides in Houston, Texas.

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
1. Learning Your Way Around the School
2. Organizing Your Room
3. Knowing Your Students
4. Dressing for Success
5. Beginning and Ending Your Class on the First Day
6. Developing Plans for Instruction and Assessment
7. Managing Time and Paperwork
8. Avoiding Boredom--Theirs and Yours
9. Eating Lunch
10. Connecting With Students
11. Communicating With Parents
12. Dealing With Difficult Students
13. Getting Involved in Activities
14. Networking With Professionals
15. Using a Substitute
16. Taking Care of Yourself to Minimize Stress
17. Planning for Your Future
Resources for Further Reading
Index

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