Preparing for a successful year 1st year teachers


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  • # one problem in classrooms is what? What are the 4 things you need to do to make procedures become routines? Why are procedures necessary for effective classrooms?
  • Preparing for a successful year 1st year teachers

    1. 1. Please fill in your web. Your Content Food Pets Area Chocolate None Basketball Mrs. Chambless Softball Golf Sports MusicSponge ActivityLog on to Computer Family SheDaisy (Don’t Worry) RockExplore the site John Blues Ben Country Nate Christian Rock
    2. 2. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” --William Butler Yeats
    3. 3.  Go to my Protopage: Find the tab “New Teacher/All Teachers” Click in the blue box on the link that says “St. Clair RESA New Teacher LiveBinder 2012” Watch video as a group!
    4. 4.  Take a Stand: ◦ Teacher makes a statement. ◦ Students stand up if they agree with the statement. ◦ Students sit down or stands up for next statement. ◦ *Used for Classbuilder activity or content. 1.Stand if you teach elementary 2.Stand if you teach middle school 3.Stand if you teach high school 4.Stand if you are a 1st year teacher 5.Stand if you are a 2nd or 3rd year teacher 6.Stand if you are feeling a little overwhelmed with everything you have to do before school starts!
    5. 5. Ican write, explain, rehearse, and reinforce my classroom procedures. orI can write my first day script which will incorporate my classroom procedures.
    6. 6. Full Article is in LiveBinder
    7. 7.  Go to: LiveBinder ◦ Go to Article tab ◦ Read: Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Teaching Which number in the article do you think is most relevant for you to follow as advice?
    8. 8. Procedures = Effective Management
    9. 9. Procedure: What the teacher wants done Routine: What the students do automatically The number one problem in theclassroom is not discipline; it is the lack of procedures and routines. **Do not call a procedure a rule
    10. 10.  Don’t know them Have not been taught Have not practiced them- ◦ Show video clip #13 Tight Transitions
    11. 11.  Classroom procedures are statements of students expectations necessary to participate successfully in classroom activities, to learn, and to function effectively in the school environment. Classroom procedures tell a students how things operate in a classroom, thus reducing discipline problems . Classroom procedures increase on-task time and reduce classroom disruptions. 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. Pair/Share: Talk to a neighbor and tell them which reason is important to you.
    12. 12. What will students be expected to do: When entering your classroom (Web activity) When the bell rings *(prompts on board, work on desk, journaling/problems, group projects, project list, other) When their pencil breaks When they have late work* (airplane story) When they correct homework When they need supplies When they finish their work early When they have a question When they need to use the restroom When they are absent * (assignment books/planners, list on board, file folder for each class period, classroom assignment notebook, website, others) When they exit your class When another adult or student walks in the room
    13. 13.  Explain your procedures Rehearse Reinforce Teach It Practice It Quiz It (Numbered Heads Together) Live It (Be consistent with procedures)
    14. 14. 1. Look in Tab: Routines and Rules 2. Read 1 st Article: Providing Structure Routines and Rules Checklist1. Copy and paste article into your email or word program.2. Think about and write your routines under question 1.3. Collaborate and share with others will working.4. Save and email to yourself.
    15. 15.  Talk with your mentor teacher- look at their lesson plans Talk with students last years teachers- end of year goals, special needs of students … Talk with the teachers in the grade above you- their expectations of students entering their classrooms
    16. 16. 1. Am I in the right room?2. Where am I supposed to sit?3. What are the rules in this room?4. What will I be doing this year?5. How will I be graded?6. Who is the teacher as a person?7. Will the teacher treat me as a human being? Email these to yourself
    17. 17.  Use a check list to ensure you are prepared Introduce Yourself Teach procedure for taking roll, lunch count, … Conduct a room tour
    18. 18.  Get to know your students & let your students get to know you ◦ Getting to know you web activity  First day to introduce yourself  Second day as team building activity  Third day as writing activity Class Building Activity: Find Someone Who: has the same music taste as you…
    19. 19.  Classroom Expectations Activity (team builder) ◦ Teacher’s expectations of students ◦ Students’ expectations of teacher ◦ Make poster and post on door Create your classroom climate ◦ Clam ◦ Organized ◦ Prepared ◦ Positive - reinforce positive behavior (“I like the way you…) ◦ Inviting ◦ Consistent ◦ Teamwork
    20. 20. Teacher’s Expectation1. Be respectful of others2. Be responsible3. Do your best4. Be prepared for class5. Ask Questions (only have 3-5 expectations) What will your expectations be? (Write yourself an email)
    21. 21. 1. Be Fair2. Make Learning Fun3. Be Helpful4. Be Organized5. Have Trustworthiness6. Treat Everyone Nice7. Do My Job8. Have a Good Attitude9. Be Supportive10. Explain Things Well
    22. 22.  Use checklists to prepare (LiveBinder) Have your procedures written down ◦ Make list of procedures ◦ Write out your first day script (LiveBinder) ◦ See sample procedure PPT (LiveBinder) Explore on LiveBinder Tabs Classroom Management Routines and Rules First Day
    23. 23. Ican write, explain, rehearse, and reinforce my classroom procedures. orI can write my first day script which will incorporate my classroom procedures.
    24. 24. ASSIST for beginning teachers ( (Wong)(’s Protopage (Teaching Resources)(
    25. 25. Laura A. ChamblessAssistant DirectorK-8 Math and ScienceSt. Clair RESA499 Range Rd.Marysville, MI 48040810-455-4005(office)
    26. 26. Life is about balance! Learn to prioritizeBalance your personal and professional life