As a new teacher, your thoughts may be consumed by planning and classroom management. But sometimes the smallest strategies can have the biggest impact on your classroom. We’re going to dive into a collection of quick tips and tricks that give you a lot of bang for your buck. Let’s get to it!
First up: getting students’ attention. You can’t do much if you don’t have that, right? Start by spending seven minutes learning seven attention-getting moves.
Need help getting students to participate?
Check out these videos for quick ideas to increase engagement:
Always remember why you’re a teacher. If you feel overwhelmed, take a moment to connect with a student. You’ll never regret it!
Learn more about encouraging students to develop growth mindsets. Check out this video to see how to praise the process rather than the product.
To say that the first year of teaching is challenging would be an understatement. There are so many moving parts to manage and so many new things to learn that it’s sometimes difficult to know where to start.”
— Read 10 Teaching Tweaks for New Teachers
Always remember to practice self care. The job of a teacher is truly never done, so you need to learn to stop and take care of yourself. Check out these ideas for how to relieve the stress of teaching.