There are many questions that new teachers ask before walking into their classrooms, and tips for new teachers can be invaluable come the first day of school.
In a recent edWebinar, Dr. Monte Tatom, director of institutional and church research at Heritage Christian University, Taylor Warren, a first grade teacher, and Ashley McCrory, a kindergarten teacher, provided tips for new teachers in order to help with the most common questions.
1. What if I get a grade/subject I didn’t want?
Do your best to learn as much as possible through videos, pre-reading, and prepping for lessons.
The material will become more comfortable to teach when taught over multiple years. Take this as a fun opportunity to learn along with your students. Be flexible with shifting gears during a lesson and reach out to your PLN for resources and guidance.