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Preparing for your First Day at School

For all the new (and veteran) teachers out there, this article has some great tips and tricks for your first day back at shcool.

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr360.shtml


Prepare Yourself

  • A Diary (for notes and reflections)
  • A Personal Calendar (Google Calendar runs my professional life)
  • A Personal "Survival" kit (for your convenience and sanity)



Prepare the Way

  • (Re-) Familiarize yourself with the school building and grounds
  • Visit the school website
  • Review school policies (check for changes)
  • Make friends with the school support staff (I cannot emphasize this enough!)



Prepare your Classroom

  • Setup bulletin boards
  • Setup the room (charge and prepare the tech)
  • Obtain supplies
  • Post classroom info
  • & More listed in the article

Prepare your students' parents



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