<ul><li>Please fill in your web. </li></ul>Mrs. Chambless Food Pets Music Family Sports Chocolate None SheDaisy (Don’t Wor...
“ Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” --William Butler Yeats
<ul><li>Take a Stand: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher makes a statement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students stand up if the...
 
<ul><li>Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining High Expectations Concept M...
<ul><li>Procedures = Effective Management </li></ul>
<ul><li>Procedure: What the teacher wants done </li></ul><ul><li>Routine: What the students do automatically </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Don’t know them </li></ul><ul><li>Have not been taught </li></ul><ul><li>Have not practiced them  </li></ul>
<ul><li>Classroom procedures are statements of students expectations necessary to participate successfully in classroom ac...
<ul><li>What will students be expected to do: </li></ul><ul><li>When entering your classroom (Web activity) </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Explain you procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearse </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce </li></ul><ul><li>Teach It </li></ul...
<ul><li>Be Prepared </li></ul>
<ul><li>Use checklists to prepare (Handouts) </li></ul><ul><li>Have your procedures written down </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mak...
<ul><li>Talk with your mentor teacher- look at their lesson plans (See Handout- Mentor Check List) </li></ul><ul><li>Talk ...
<ul><li>Am I in the right room? </li></ul><ul><li>Where am I supposed to sit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules in this...
<ul><li>Use a check list to ensure you are prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce Yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Teach procedure...
<ul><li>Get to know your students & Let your students get to know you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting to know you web activi...
<ul><li>Classroom Expectations Activity (team builder) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher’s expectations of students </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Teacher’s Expectation </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful of others </li></ul><ul><li>Be responsible </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Be Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Make Learning Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Be Helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Be Organized </li></ul>...
<ul><li>What Students Don’t Want From Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FygHhI658M </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>What is the first task you will do to start getting ready for the first day of school? </li></ul>On a yellow stick...
<ul><li>A Good Place to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Framing the Learning & Questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is NOT a Spe...
<ul><li>ASSIST for beginning teachers  ( http://assist.educ.msu.edu/ASSIST   </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher.net (Wong) </li></u...
<ul><ul><li>Laura A. Chambless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K-8 Math and Scien...
<ul><li>Life is about balance! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to prioritize  </li></ul><ul><li>Balance your personal and professi...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Please fill in your web. </li></ul>Mrs. Chambless Food Pets Music Family Sports Chocolate None SheDaisy (Don’t Worry) Rock Blues Country Christian Rock John Ben Nate Basketball Softball Golf Sponge Activity Read: Top Ten Things I Wish I Had Known When I started Teaching Your Content Area
  2. 2. “ Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” --William Butler Yeats
  3. 3. <ul><li>Take a Stand: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher makes a statement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students stand up if they agree with the statement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students sit down or stands up for next statement. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*Used for classbuilder activity or content. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you teach elementary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you teach middle school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you teach high school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you are a 1 st year teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you are a 2 nd or 3 rd year teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stand if you are feeling a little overwhelmed with everything you have to do before school starts! </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining High Expectations Concept Map </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Procedures = Effective Management </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Procedure: What the teacher wants done </li></ul><ul><li>Routine: What the students do automatically </li></ul><ul><li>The number one problem in the classroom is not discipline; it is the lack of procedures and routines. </li></ul><ul><li>**Do not call a procedure a rule </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Don’t know them </li></ul><ul><li>Have not been taught </li></ul><ul><li>Have not practiced them </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Classroom procedures are statements of students expectations necessary to participate successfully in classroom activities, to learn, and to function effectively in the school environment. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom procedures tell a students how things operate in a classroom, thus reducing discipline problems . </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom procedures increase on-task time and reduce classroom disruptions. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom procedures allow many different activities to take place efficiently during the school day, often several at the same time, with a minimum of wasted time and confusion. </li></ul>Pair/Share: Talk to a neighbor and tell them which reason is important to you.
  9. 10. <ul><li>What will students be expected to do: </li></ul><ul><li>When entering your classroom (Web activity) </li></ul><ul><li>When the bell rings *(prompts on board, work on desk, journaling/problems, group projects, project list, other) </li></ul><ul><li>When their pencil breaks </li></ul><ul><li>When they have late work* (airplane story) </li></ul><ul><li>When they correct homework </li></ul><ul><li>When they need supplies </li></ul><ul><li>When they finish their work early </li></ul><ul><li>When they have a question </li></ul><ul><li>When they need to use the restroom </li></ul><ul><li>When they are absent * (assignment books/planners, list on board, file folder for each class period, classroom assignment notebook, others) </li></ul><ul><li>When they exit your class </li></ul><ul><li>When another adult or student walks in the room </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Explain you procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Rehearse </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforce </li></ul><ul><li>Teach It </li></ul><ul><li>Practice It </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz It </li></ul><ul><li>(Numbered Heads Together) </li></ul><ul><li>Live It </li></ul><ul><li>(Be consistent with procedures) </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Be Prepared </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Use checklists to prepare (Handouts) </li></ul><ul><li>Have your procedures written down </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make list of procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write out your first day script (Handouts) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><li>Read: To Do List - Wong </li></ul><ul><li>Read: First Day of School Script - Wong </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>Talk with your mentor teacher- look at their lesson plans (See Handout- Mentor Check List) </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with students last years teachers- end of year goals, special needs of students … </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with the teachers in the grade above you- their expectations of students entering their classrooms </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Am I in the right room? </li></ul><ul><li>Where am I supposed to sit? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules in this room? </li></ul><ul><li>What will I be doing this year? </li></ul><ul><li>How will I be graded? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the teacher as a person? </li></ul><ul><li>Will the teacher treat me as a human being? </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Use a check list to ensure you are prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce Yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Teach procedure for taking roll, lunch count, … </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct a room tour </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Get to know your students & Let your students get to know you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting to know you web activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>First day to introduce yourself </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Second day as team building activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Third day as writing activity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Class Building Activity : Find someone who has the same music taste as you. </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>Classroom Expectations Activity (team builder) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher’s expectations of students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students’ expectations of teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Make poster and post on door </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create your classroom climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepared </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Positive - reinforce positive behavior (“I like the way you…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inviting - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consistent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>Teacher’s Expectation </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful of others </li></ul><ul><li>Be responsible </li></ul><ul><li>Do your best </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared for class </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Questions </li></ul><ul><li>(only have 3-5 expectations) </li></ul><ul><li>What will your expectations be? </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Be Fair </li></ul><ul><li>Make Learning Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Be Helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Be Organized </li></ul><ul><li>Have Trustworthiness </li></ul><ul><li>Treat Everyone Nice </li></ul><ul><li>Do My Job </li></ul><ul><li>Have a Good Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Be Supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Explain Things Well </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>What Students Don’t Want From Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FygHhI658M </li></ul><ul><li>What Students Want From Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5Ll56bkU-Q&feature=related </li></ul>
  21. 22. <ul><li>What is the first task you will do to start getting ready for the first day of school? </li></ul>On a yellow sticky note, please write your answer to the question below.
  22. 23. <ul><li>A Good Place to Learn </li></ul><ul><li>Framing the Learning & Questioning </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is NOT a Spectator Sport </li></ul><ul><li>Surprise! You’re a Reading Teacher! </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment 101 </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning with the “Ends” in Mind: The Year, The Unit, & The Lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Systems for you, the Learners, & Classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Parents as Partners </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>ASSIST for beginning teachers ( http://assist.educ.msu.edu/ASSIST </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher.net (Wong) </li></ul><ul><li>( http://teachers.net/gazette/wong.html ) </li></ul><ul><li>Laura’s Protopage (Teaching Resources) </li></ul><ul><li>( www.protopage.com/lchambless ) </li></ul>
  24. 25. <ul><ul><li>Laura A. Chambless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistant Director </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>K-8 Math and Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Clair RESA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>499 Range Rd. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marysville, MI 48040 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>810-455-4005(office) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.protopage.com/lchambless </li></ul></ul>
  25. 26. <ul><li>Life is about balance! </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to prioritize </li></ul><ul><li>Balance your personal and professional life </li></ul>

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