ERIC Number: ED470242
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Oakland Schools New Teacher's Manual.
Fletcher, Barbara; Hitchins, Renee; Kramp, Robert; Moase-Burke, Jackie; Pinho, Jason
This guide for beginning teachers provides assistance in the following areas: (1) "Physical Environment and Materials" (e.g., room arrangement and bulletin boards); (2) "Setting Expectations" (e.g., rules and consequences and early parent communication); (3) "First Days of School" (e.g., activities and teacher daily reflection log); (4) "Establishing a Positive Environment" (e.g., building community and building self-esteem); (5) "Parent Communication" (e.g., parent-teacher night and positive versus negative language); (6) "Evaluating" (evaluating students and evaluating teachers); (7) "Quick Teaching Tips" (e.g., time saving tips and homework tips); (8) "Employee Information" (school roster and union information); (9) "Resources" (teachers' stores, Oakland Schools, and Internet resources); and (10) "Appendix" (e.g., sample first day letter to parents, sponge activities, sample lesson plans, conference letter samples, substitute information, secondary student information sheet, informal cooperative learning, tips for involving parents, and legal information). (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Class Activities, Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Student Evaluation, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Expectations of Students
Oakland Schools, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328. Tel: 248-209-2000.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Oakland Schools, Waterford, MI.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan