ERIC Number: EJ637920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Mr. Fisher Finds His Calling.
Northwest Education, v7 n2 p20-23,36-40 Win 2001
Describes a 30-year-old new teacher's first year in an Oregon fourth-grade classroom, as he grapples with his students' diverse learning needs, inadequate textbooks, the isolation of being a rookie, and the pressures of simultaneously engaging his students' interest and meeting state standards. Lists four helpful books for new teachers. (SV)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Beginning Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Experience
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Oregon