Tips For New Teachers: Prepping for the First Day of School

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Tips For New TeachersPrepping for the First Day of SchoolPrepping for the school year is hectic and nerve-wracking for everyone. Its especially difficult for new teachers. Use the following tips to start the first day of your first year off correctly: 1. Take a tour of the school grounds and the buildingMake an appointment to take a tour of your new school Figure out where the main exits, the cafeteria, the bathrooms, and the main office are2. Learn the RulesGo through the handbook for rules and procedures It will be helpful to know whats right and wrong before encountering problems first hand3. Memorize NamesHopefully youll get a roster with photos If not, set up a seating chart and memorize the names that way before the school year starts4. Always have too much of EverythingMake extra copies of handouts, forms, etc. When ordering supplies, just opt for the larger pack. Extras will always be used later. 5. DecorateAbide by state standards, but get creative! Make sure there is space for student work. Incorporate vibrant color and fun images in the room7. RehearseGo over your lesson plans in advance & over-plan in terms of time Practice your welcome to my classroom speech8. Think of the Parents Create welcome packets for parents that include: Required supplies Classroom Rules & Expectations Your Contact InfoFor More Info:


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