How many of you remember what it felt like to be a new teacher?
For me, it wasn’t the first day with students that was mind boggling because I had been in front of kids teaching. What was beyond me was what to do during pre-planning. How to set up desks in MY room. How to organize the assigning of textbooks to MY students. How to write MY lesson plans for the first day. By the time the first day came, it was too late for me to worry or to be scared.
Here is a Edutopia blog post with resources geared for new teachers, but aren’t each of new teachers at the start of each year? Take some time to peruse it because you might find something helpful