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ERIC Number: ED455233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57517-379-4
Ten Things New Teachers Need To Succeed. A SkyLight Guide.
Fogarty, Robin
This guide for novice teachers includes ten sections: (1) "A Knowing Colleague as Counsel...About the Policies, Practices, and Politics!" (proactively seek a mentor); (2) "A Place Called 'My Room' for Students To Grow, To Groom, and To Zoom!" (create a climate that fosters growth and pride); (3) "A Method for Managing 1,500 Decisions: On Your Seat/On Your Feet!" (let common sense rule the moment of decision); (4) "A Discipline Plan That Works on Paper and on Students!" (be consistent and flexible); (5) "A Standard Understanding of the Almighty Standards!" (cluster standards into curriculum content); (6) "A Known Knowledge Base of Core Curriculum Content!" (map the course, then talk with an expert); (7) "A Fail-Safe Lesson Design for Teachers To Teach and Learners To Learn!" (teach them, then coach them); (8) "A Repertoire of Teaching Strategies: Different Strokes for Different Folks!" (tap into the talents of each learner); (9) "A Love Affair with Assessment: Rubrics Are Our New Best Friend!" (share criteria for success with students before they begin the task); and (10) "A Winning Way with Parents: To Report, Relate, and Celebrate!" (involve parents in the teaching/learning process). (Contains bibliographic references for each section.) (SM)
SkyLight Professional Development, 2626 South Clearbrook Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60005. Tel: 800-348-4474 (Toll Free); Fax: 847-290-6609; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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