4 Sep '14

News Three tips for making a good first impression on your new class

Whether you are a new teacher or you have a new class, getting to know students can be daunting but it doesnt need to be How to help students in your new class get to know each otherWho are you and why should I care, a student asked on my first day teaching. I was in an inner-city Bristol school, and the question came from a surly looking lad who had taken against me asking him to remove his jacket in class. Daring me to respond, the young man asked, Well?I hadnt prepared myself for this. The night before I had been diligently planning my lesson and giving myself a pep talk. After hearing these words I had to remind myself that teaching was what I wanted to do there would be rewarding moments to come. Continue reading...

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