Here’s a link to some great resources to help new teachers adjust to life in a new District. It provides a lot of great advice and suggestions, as well as links to other resources that can help new teachers grow as professionals. Plus, it’s all FREE!
The site is divided into four major parts:
- Survival Tool Kit – some basics for everyone
- Technology 101 – tips for using tech tools in your classroom
- Homeroom HQ – tips for classroom management, parent communication, etc.
- It’s Elementary – not just for teachers of the little ones, this part has simple tips to help you get started in your classroom, as well as a reminders of often-forgotten things, like student learning styles, dealing with food allergies, handling bullies, and interacting with parents.