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Student Mentors

It seems like by the time everything gets settled, the school year ends. Then in August, new freshmen arrive and need to be “broken in” to the high school climate. While we have amazing freshmen teachers to help with the adjustment period, sometimes they are not enough.  In Japanese culture, there is a “senpai,” an […]

Posted inElementary School, Featured, How to Fix Education, Instruction & Curriculum, Kindergarten, New Teacher Bootcamp, Opinion, Parents, The New Teacher Chronicles

Newbies- Implementing a 'To Do' List for New Teachers!

I am sitting at my desk in my classroom preparing to begin our second semester in this New Year and I’m overwhelmed (as usual) with what needs to be done.Overwhelmed.My focus  is not only preparation  for the upcoming semester, but also on two new students who start Monday. Which means I have no idea where […]