Survival Strategies for New Teachers, Grades 6-8, T&L 2900

This course provides new teachers with strategies and tools that enable them to develop confidence and skills as they improve their classroom practice. You will learn to identify your professional responsibilities and develop strategies to help you navigate the school environment. You will explore the importance of relationships with your students, as well as with colleagues, supervisors, and parents/guardians. You will explore ways to motivate students, build relationships among the students in your class, and establish a cul-ture of high achievement in which all students can succeed. You will explore effective strategies for design-ing and delivering instruction and proactively managing your classroom. As a final focus, you will identify ways to continue to grow throughout your career as an educator.

In order to engage you deeper into the content, you will complete Apply It Activities throughout the course. These activities will collectively serve as a mini "Survival Guide" to provide you with ongoing support beyond this course.

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