New Teacher Links
AdPrima – Classroom Management & Management of Student Conduct
Personal experience and research indicate that many beginning teachers have difficulty effectively managing their classrooms. While there is no one best solution for every problem or classroom setting, the principles found in this site, drawn from a number of sources, might help.
A to Z Teacher Stuff Tips
A to Z Teacher Stuff offers these useful tips and resources on everything from Bulletin Boards and Getting Organized to Managing Behavior and Parent Involvement.
Beginning Teachers Resources
Links, suggestions, and ideas to help make your first year of teaching just a little bit less overwhelming. There are also some ideas here that can be useful for veteran teachers as well.
Free Stuff for Educators!
Free Stuff for Teachers is a really well organized site full of freebies for teachers.
Helpful Hints for Beginning Teachers
Practical advice for the beginning teacher. Ideal for motivation the week before/night before the first day of school.
Kim’s Korner for Teacher Talk – Classroom Management Tips
This web site includes a number of great ideas from teachers who’ve used them!
NEA “Works4me” Tips Library
This popular site has archives of hundreds of tips from education experts offering ideas and solutions that you can use in your classroom today! Teachers can also sign up for their email service which provides weekly practical classroom tips. NEA’s Works4Me Tips Library provides this list of tips and suggestions submitted by teachers for how to start the school year off right.
Online Resources for New Teachers
The first few years of teaching can be very rewarding. It can also be a time of great frustration as you are finding your way in a sea of responsibilities. There is so much to think about: Curriculum (Standards, Lessons, Units, Themes, Activities), Classroom Management, Building and District Policies and Procedure, Time Management and more. This site is part of a course designed for new teachers at the Oswego City School District. It can help you by providing you with a one stop shopping for many of the resources that you will find beneficial.
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What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching
The U.S. Department of Education provides this free online book containing award-winning first-year teachers’ experiences.