This key resource for all teachers offers must-have advice to help them navigate the entire
school year through efficient, stand-alone, easy to use chapters filled with accessible, practical
advice from veteran teachers to help make the entire school year easier.
While reading this indispensable guide, teachers will:
- Access tips efficiently through the stand-alone, easy to use chapters, filled with practical
advice from veteran teachers, which can each be read in under 3 minutes.
- Receive guidance to increase professional growth, practice self-care, and boost creative
energy in the classroom from the beginning of the school year to the end.
- Engage with practical, teacher-tested advice targeted towards effective teaching and
best practices that can be used in various situations.
- Navigate the chapters in any order, based on professional development needs and
personal and professional goals.
- Inspires discussion topics for peer mentor teacher meetings, PLC groups, book studies,
staff and department meetings, and new teacher trainings.
- Build confidence through time-tested, realistic advice to navigate anticipated challenges
and triumphs as a pre-service or veteran teachers.
Heather Garcia is a secondary teacher with almost two decades of classroom experience. She
serves as a teacher-leader by developing and facilitating professional development for teachers
in her district and across the nation.
Michelle Lindsey is a secondary teacher and English Language Arts Program Planner. She was
awarded the annual NCTE Highschool Teacher of Excellence Award for the State of Florida.
She uses her teaching experience to educate and mentor teachers throughout the nation.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Preparing for the Start of School
Section 2: Starting the School Year
Section 3: Making Your Workload More Manageable
Section 4: Establishing Student Routines
Section 5: Dealing With Administration
Section 6: Communicating With Students, Parents, and Administration
Section 7: Optimizing Interpersonal Skills
Section 8: Thriving as an Educator
Section 9: Increasing Student Engagement and Learning
Section 10: Incorporating Reading and Writing
Section 11: Crossing the Digital Divide
Section 12: Creating and Maintaining Your Work-Life Balance
Section 13: Ending the School Year
This book is a must-read for every teacher in America. I've been teaching for 20 years, and every other page of this book challenged my outdated assumptions or made me think of a completely new way of solving the problems I face as a teacher. Now more than ever, teachers need Heather Garcia's and Michelle Lindsey's practical wisdom to make their teaching work effective and joyful and sustainable.
Michelle Lindsey is one of the most talented and innovative educators I've ever met. I've worked with her to build curriculums around Humans of New York, and I am always impressed by her passion and creativity. She has found an equally talented collaborator in Heather Garcia, and in '3 Tips For Teachers' they share a wealth of lessons they've learned from the classroom. Every teacher will benefit from their wisdom and experience.
This book provides an invaluable guide to the teaching life. This is the Cliff-Notes guide that every educator needs, a guide to surviving and thriving in the field of education. Written with humor and joy, Three Minute Tips is the perfect gift for the teacher in your life!
3 Minute Tips for Teachers is a practical guide of useful and easy-to-implement strategies. With free time at a premium, even the busiest teacher can take a few moments to glean quick tips to transform their classroom environment. From new teachers to experienced educators, 3 Minute Tips for Teachers is a great desktop reference for all.
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