There are ten easy strategies to help guide teachers to a successful year and ultimately a successful career.
You must first BE PREPARED the moment your students walk into your classroom. Being prepared involves several pieces of the pie. You must know and understand your content. You must know and understand age appropriate learning styles. You must know and understand learning styles. You must know where your teaching manipulatives are and have what you need immediately available. You must know the song(s) you will be teaching for the day (or for the week). Memorization is best. When singing, you need to understand the process of teaching a song A capella and by rote. When teaching folk dancing, practice the steps with the music in advance.
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