By Ruth Manna
This reassuring resource contains dozens and dozens of frequently asked questions about everyday teaching issues—collected from Scholastic's Teacher Helpline. A mentor teacher answers a broad range of questions with a voice that is equal parts patient colleague, encouraging mom, and enthusiastic cheerleader. Great for new teachers, experienced instructors, and even administrators, this book provides effective strategies and down-to-earth advice for preparing for the new school year, organizing and managing a classroom, planning curriculum, communicating with parents, and much more! 80 pages.
In multi-age and looping situations, students will return to the same classroom, so give it a fresh look. Consider rearranging the furniture and changing decor every year so students feel they are in a new classroom!