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Published on October 23, 2010

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10 Mistakes New Teachers MakeBy McKenzie Campbelland Diana Reigle : 10 Mistakes New Teachers MakeBy McKenzie Campbelland Diana Reigle Not Knowing The State and National Standards : Not Knowing The State and National Standards Review them before each school year as a refresher Always have them close at hand to reference Avoiding Asking For Help : Avoiding Asking For Help Don't be afraid to appear vulnerable and admit mistakes.  Years of experience surround you.  You're not alone. Acting Unprofessional In Order To Relate To Students : Acting Unprofessional In Order To Relate To Students Teacher's want their students to like them Inadvertently, teacher's then lose ability to control the class  Teacher's must realize students want you to be tough and fair Becoming Involved In School Politics : Becoming Involved In School Politics Keep interactions friendly and neutral.   Keep your focus on your students.  Don't immerse yourself between waring factions. Ignoring Behavior Problems : Ignoring Behavior Problems Small behavioral problems grow into bigger problems "You teach what you tolerate"  Enforce the rules fairly and consistently Not Having a Clear Set of Rules : Not Having a Clear Set of Rules Should be succinct and clear.   Include expectations for the students and teacher.   Put them in the front of the classroom where they can   be seen and referenced Not Utilizing Parent Support : Not Utilizing Parent Support Parents can help make your job easier  By not communicating with parents you are eliminating a great ally  Teacher's feel intimidated by parents and thus avoid them. Arriving Unprepared : Arriving Unprepared Set up a sensible organization system.  Be disciplined with your routine.  Keeping your desk clean will help keep you focused. Failing To Keep Your Personal Life Out of The Classroom : Failing To Keep Your Personal Life Out of The Classroom Cause for termination  Avoid irreversible mistakes  Connect with students on general topics such as your pets. Losing Your Cool In The Classroom : Losing Your Cool In The Classroom Enforce consequences for bad behavior.  Take your time, wait, and observe.  Remember to remain calm. Cites : Cites http://www.educationoasis.com/instruction/bt/mistakes.htm http://www.smartclassroommanagement.com/2010/05/08/how-to-handle-an-angry-verbally-aggressive-student/ http://k6educators.about.com/od/helpfornewteachers/tp/mistakes_new.htm http://www.suite101.com/content/organizing-preparing-and-setting-up-a-middle-school-classroom-a262965 http://www.eslteachersboard.com/cgi-bin/articles/index.pl?page=3;read=3363

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