October 30, 2009, Newsletter Issue #119: First Day of School

Tip of the Week

Have all of your school supplies ready for the first day of school. Your room needs to be warm and inviting, but not over stimulating. Having too much on the walls will do nothing but distract your students while you are trying to teach. Rules need to be posted at the front of the classroom where all can see. It is also a good idea to have the bell schedule posted somewhere in the room so students are not constantly asking when class is over.
On the first day, greet your students and show them that you do have a good side. Let them know a little bit about yourself, but they do not need to know your whole life story. If there is a dicipline problem, you must be firm right off the bat. Refer to the posted rules at the front of the classroom and tell the student the consiquence of their action. If you allow a dicipline problem to go unresolved on the first day, the students will try to run all over you for the rest of the school year.

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