A Wannabe Teacher’s Guide: Getting Hired, Having Fun & Staying Sane

| June 29, 2013

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A Wannabe Teacher's Guide: Getting Hired, Having Fun & Staying Sane

In A Teacher’s Guide: Getting Hired, Having Fun, and Staying Sane, KT Spiegel, a current classroom teacher, explains how to survive and thrive as a fledgling educator. Perfect for college students considering a career in teaching or career switchers. Easy read, low key, doesn’t take itself too seriously. The anti-textbook.

This step-by-step guide takes readers from thinking about a career in education to earning a degree, to resumes, interviews, first days, and the first year. Secrets include up to date buzzwords, the differences between inner city and suburban schools, and the disparity between theory and reality in terms of pedagogy and discipline. The pages are filled with lighthearted advice and include:
-checklists
-sample resumes
-letters to parents
-syllabi
-first day plans
-and so much more

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