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Teacher Tips

What Should New Teachers Not Do?

New teachers, avoid overcommitting, reinventing everything, neglecting self-care, and comparison. Succeed in your first year and impact students positively.

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What Do I Need for My First Year of Teaching?

Build connections with colleagues, equip your classroom, prioritize self-care, and embrace a growth mindset to thrive in your first year of teaching.

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The Most Common Concern for New Teachers

New teachers face challenges in classroom management but can find support through mentoring programs and workshops to create effective learning environments.

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How Do You Handle a Difficult Student?

Education empowers; teachers manage difficult students through empathy, effective strategies, and fostering a supportive environment.

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Why Gen Z and Alpha are Making Teachers Quit

Gen Z and Alpha; craving instant gratification are straining educators with misbehavior, lack of support, and evolving roles, leading to teacher burnout.

Steve Hiles

I am a retired military and elementary school teacher living in Tennessee. I am an avid reader and love to write. I am very passionate about helping teachers. I hope you find my educational tips and strategies useful and enjoy hearing about my personal journey. Thanks for visiting!

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