I am currently going to school to become an elementary school teacher. I have a 5 year old daughter and two 5 year old soon to be step-sons.
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 2:03 PM in 1st year teachers and parents
I am still in college, going for elementary ed and have had the same concerns. One thing that I've heard is that parents (for the most part) are very happy to have their children with a new teacher because the teacher is a lot more willing to bend and change if things aren't working out. Teachers who have been teaching for awhile tend to be more into a routine and stick to that routine. New teache...
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Wed, Apr 02, 2014 1:59 PM in Relationships with students
I am not yet teaching, but I would think that having a better relationship with your students takes time. Especially in middle school, I would think that they would be a little withdrawn and not feel comfortable opening up to a new person. Taking lunch duty will probably help a lot though. Good luck!
Wed, Apr 02, 2014 1:45 PM in Advice for new teachers
I am currently in college, studying to be an elementary school teacher. I was just wondering what kind of advice those of you who are experienced would give to someone just starting out? For example, one thing that you wish someone had told you before your very first day? Thank you!
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