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Survival Guide for New Teachers

Survival Guide for New Teachers

FOR NEW TEACHERS-- the "Survival Guide for New Teachers" is an award-winning first-year teachers resource where teachers talk candidly about their successes & setbacks during that first year. They tell about the importance of forming relationships with professors, parents, & colleagues. Why is it so important to help first-year teachers succeed? Nationally, 22% of new teachers leave the profession in the first 3 years, often because of our "sink or swim" approach to induction. This exodus costs taxpayers money for retraining & leaves a significant portion of the teaching force with little professional experience. The greatest cost is borne by students, whose learning is affected by the high turnover & unstable educational programs that often result. This 27-page guide includes tips for working with veteran teachers, parents, principals, & professors.


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Rebecca Waters
Rebecca Waters (Administrator)
16 years ago
I was unable to find this site. I am very interested since I am responsible for first-year career switchers. Any help would be appreciated!