As a teacher, there are so many different things you have to keep track of and organize.
Do you feel a bit overwhelmed? Would you like to be more organized?
Have you ever had a student who did his or her homework, but just couldn’t find it?
Would you like to know more about helping disorganized students?
Would you like to know about more online resources that can help you organize classroom volunteers, documents, pictures and other online resources?
In this class you will learn about your personal organizational style and how to reach your goals. You will learn three effective strategies that can be used to organize your desk, your classroom, your filing cabinet and even your workspaces at home. You will learn how to use online resources so you can work smarter, not harder. You will also learn how to help disorganized students and families.
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As a teacher do you ever feel overwhelmed? Burned-out? Do you feel as if you can’t get through to some students? That you lack administrative support? That you cannot connect with some parents? That you can’t get away from negativity when you go to the lunchroom or pass certain teachers in the hallway? That you lack important resources for yourself or your students? Perhaps you just can’t break out of your own rut.
When Teaching Gets Tough offers practical strategies teachers can use to make things better right away. The text offers specific and distinct examples and strategies for addressing a plethora of difficult situations, as well providing as reflective opportunities and specific sections designed for administrators. The supplemental readings offer even more ideas and opportunities for exploring solutions. Once the course is completed, teachers will feel back on top of their game, re-energized, and know that they are making a positive difference in their lives and the lives of their students.
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