TITLE

The New Teacher Balancing Act

AUTHOR(S)
MAXEDON, SANDRA J.
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
New Teacher Advocate;Winter2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the position occupied by probationary teachers of trying to balance the demands of their new careers with what they learned at their colleges or universities. The need for teachers to learn the standards of the supervisory culture into which they have been hired is noted. Suggestions are provided on developing an induction or a mentoring program. New teachers are advised to believe in themselves.
ACCESSION #
83721542

 

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