My very first book is now in it's second edition! “Elementary EDUC 101: What They Didn’t Teach You in College” helps new teachers navigate common obstacles they will face on the job.  The tips and tricks shared will help to shorten the learning curve for new teachers so they can gain effectiveness at a quicker rate.

Makes a great gift for a student teacher or new teachers joining your staff! 

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The idea of becoming a teacher is exciting, but the reality can be quite overwhelming. Many undergraduate programs cover the theory behind teaching, but very few prepare you for the logistics of working in the trenches. The tips and tricks shared in this book are practical and encouraging so that you can make sense of the nitty gritty mess when you encounter it. Start your first year ahead of the game by following the advice in this book, from landing the job to sailing into veteran teacher status!

Topics Covered:

  1. Preparing to Become a Teacher
  2. Landing the Job
  3. Being Professional
  4. Getting Settled
  5. Diving into the Nitty Gritty
  6. Getting Into the Groove

Book Review:

Dr. Heather Michel, New Teacher Coach:

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