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Rominger, Lynne
Your first year as a high school teacher : making the transition from a total novice to a successful professional / Lynne Marie Rominger, Suzanne Packard, Natalie Elkin
1st ed
Roseville, Calif. : Prima Pub., c2001
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 373.11 ROM    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) High school teaching -- United States
First year teachers -- United States
Teacher orientation -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 430 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes index
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- pt. 1. So ... you want to be a teacher -- 1. Opening Pandora's box -- 2. The nitty-gritty -- pt. 2. Setting up your classroom -- 3. Organizing your classroom -- 4. A splash of chartreuse, construction paper, and a brain in a jar : decorating your room and gathering supplies -- 5. Lockdown -- your rules -- pt. 3. Lesson planning -- 6. Blockhead and traditionalists : understanding your school year and schedule -- 7. Knowing and organizing your curriculum -- 8. Mom always said, "be prepared" : lesson plans -- 9. Incorporating multimedia -- 10. I'm outta here! : Preparing for absences from your classroom -- pt. 4. Classroom management -- 11. Breaking the rules -- 12. Developing an effective seating arrangement -- 13. Reducing downtime : quick transitions -- pt. 5. Communication and contract -- 14. Communicating with parents -- 15. Cocktail wieners and communicating with faculty -- 16. Maintaining and nurturing relationships with students -- pt. 6. Grading, assessing, and evaluating -- 17. Creating your grading system -- 18. Assessing students -- 19. On display : evaluations -- pt. 7. Odds and ends -- 20. Seeking support -- 21. Procuring and keeping a teaching assistant -- 22. Rebels without a cause : difficult kids -- 23. Teacher associations/unions : to join or not to join -- Appendices -- Index
Series Your first year series
SOE Curriculum Lab
Alternate Author Packard, Suzanne
Elkin, Natalie

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