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New Teacher Needs
August 13, 2015 | Volume 10 | Issue 23
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Ten Things Master Teachers Do
Master teachers—those who have figured out how to get students to do and be their best, how to simplify the complex, how to look forward to their jobs each day, and how to create lasting memories in the hearts and minds of students—once struggled as new teachers, too. The following 10 practices not only helped master teachers over the initial hump of inexperience but also sustained their ongoing success.
These 10 practices can positively influence your success as a teacher. You'll notice that the most successful teachers in your school are following these rules on a consistent basis. Get busy becoming "that" teacher—the one who makes a difference; is admired by students, parents, and coworkers; and inspires students to meet their fullest potential.
Annette Breaux is the author of the best-selling 101 Answers for New Teachers and Their Mentors, and she has coauthored books with Harry Wong and Todd Whitaker. Follow her on Twitter @AnnetteBreaux.
ASCD Express, Vol. 10, No. 23. Copyright 2015 by ASCD. All rights reserved. Visit www.ascd.org/ascdexpress.
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