Helpful Ideas for Newbies, Substitutes, and Student Teachers

First Day of School Icebreakers: Terrific getting-to-know-you resources and activities useful at ANY time of year

Ideas and Resources for Substitutes: A collection of reviewed resources to help both substitute teachers and regular teachers leaving instructions for a substitute

Newbies: Ideas and help for new teachers, those teaching something new, and their mentors

Take One, Pass It On: A blog by TeachersFirst’s “resident” newbie teacher. Follow her journey through certification, student teaching, and beginning teaching experience and support her with your comments.

Ten Tips for Student Teachers: Get off on the right foot as a student teacher. Cooperating teachers will want to share this, too!