First Class Teaching: 10 Lessons You Don't Learn in College (Paperback)

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First Class Teaching: 10 Lessons You Don't Learn in College (Paperback)


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The go-to book for new teachers who need practical strategies, not textbook theory

Are you a new teacher preparing to transition from college to the real-world classroom? First Class Teaching: 10 Lessons You Don't Learn in College will help you dodge the struggle and burnout that many new teachers face.

Let's be real--many of the strategies you learned in school are unrealistic and ineffective in a classroom. When faced with this challenge, what do you do instead? Pick up this book to bridge the gap and familiarize yourself with ways to prepare for stepping foot into the classroom. You'll find relatable stories that will make you feel less alone and equip you with simple and effective strategies that you can implement immediately to make your first few teaching years a whole lot easier.

When you read First Class Teaching, you'll feel like you're connecting with a "teacher best friend." Skip the cliched advice and discover how you can ignite your enthusiasm for the classroom, get students engaged, build relationships, deal with a lack of planning time, and more.

  • Read relatable stories of real-life teacher who overcame burnout, poor student behaviors, difficult administration, and more.
  • Learn strategies that you can implement right away to overcome the difficulties that often lead new teachers to burnout.
  • Get excited about teaching with motivational insights and advice that's more what is learned in college courses.
  • Hit the ground running as a new teacher, thanks to these tried-and-true tips from experienced educator

Whether you're overwhelmed as a recent college graduate in your first K-12 teaching job or a veteran K-12 teacher looking to rediscover your passion for the profession, First Class Teaching will give you novel ideas and strategies to implement in your .

MICHELLE EMERSON is a former public school teacher who now supports educators by providing professional development and resources. After a difficult first year of teaching, Michelle began sharing her journey as an educator through her YouTube channel, Pocketful of Primary. She has been featured as an educational expert on the Today show.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119984900
ISBN-10: 1119984904
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English