Whew, this new blog stuff is exciting, isn't it? I'm up to TWENTY-FIVE followers, and only one is someone I know in real life! (Thanks, husband :) Those of you who are following me and commenting are just making me feel so great!
One of the things I really want to offer on my blog is practical advice to new teachers. I'm in my third year of teaching, but the first two years I was an assistant/ interventionist, and this is my first year in my own classroom. And, wow- even with some extra experience under my belt, has it been overwhelming! I am so excited to share some of the things I've learned to help out new teachers, and this linky party over at Teach123 is a great way to start!
Here are a few tips:
Magic Number sheet, and some of my center recording sheets) that I can have ready and I don't have to worry about copying again each week. Just make sure you have a spot for each one that will be quick and easy for you to find and use!
Seriously, you will have so many things to do and to copy and to get ready, and in your first year, it's nice to have a few of those be a little simpler! Get a solid routine down first, and then worry about shaking it up with all your new and wonderful ideas! (And don't forget to have some back-up supplies for yourself, because there will be a day that you need them!)