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Teaching at a New School: Advice for Learning the School’s Culture

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know (But Didn’t Learn in College). This post was originally published on August 22, 2013. In my career, I have taught at five different schools. It’s … Continue reading

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New School = New Culture. Get By with a Little Help from Your Friends

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know In my career, I have taught at five different schools. It’s fun immersing myself in different communities, but I’ve had to learn the ropes over … Continue reading

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5 Things New Teachers Don’t Need to Learn the Hard Way in the K–5 Classroom

By Otis Kriegel, author of Everything a New Elementary School Teacher REALLY Needs to Know (But Didn’t Learn in College) I was one of those rookies who struggled to find his way. My many mistakes led me to become a … Continue reading

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