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ERIC Number: EJ826395
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0892-4562
Building a Positive Learning Environment for Students: Advice to Beginning Teachers
Sutliff, Michael; Higginson, Janelle; Allstot, Sean
Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, v22 n1 p31-33 Sep-Oct 2008
When examining what beginning teachers learn in teacher preparation programs, it can be beneficial to have conversations with successful veteran teachers. Beginning teachers face a myriad of challenges that are not always fully conceptualized while working through teacher education programs. Gaining the respect of colleagues, trying to connect with students, and establishing routines or protocols in a humane way is not as easy as anticipated. This article offers advice to beginning teachers on strategies for building a positive learning environment for students, especially those students looking to create challenges for teachers.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Middle Schools
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California