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How to Mentor New Teachers During COVID-19

By Andrew Hawk Teachers who are new to the field rely on mentor teachers to help them tread water during their first couple of years of teaching. Some states go so far as to train and compensate veteran teachers to … Continue reading

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Summer To-Dos for First Year-Teachers

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know This post was originally published on July 16, 2014. When I think back to the summer before my first year of teaching, I remember a … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Wish I Had Known When I Was a Preservice Teacher

By Andrew Hawk Years ago, I attended a multiple-day workshop on how to mentor first-year teachers. A large portion of the training called on the participants to reflect on their first year of teaching. We (there were about thirty of … Continue reading

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Summer Plans for New Teachers

by Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know When I think back to the summer before my first year of teaching, I remember a lot of things I did—and later wished I hadn’t … Continue reading

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