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Table of ContentsIntroduction.
Part I: What They Didn’t Teach You in College.
Chapter 1: What Have You Gotten Yourself Into?
Chapter 2: Dealing with Society’s Nutty Notions about Teaching.
Chapter 3: How Things Have Changed in the Classroom.
Part II: Managing Your Classroom.
Chapter 4: Finding Your Way Around.
Chapter 5: Setting Up Your Classroom.
Chapter 6: The First Day of School.
Chapter 7: Keeping Your Kids Under Control.
Chapter 8: Picking Your Fights.
Chapter 9: Avoiding Sexual Harassment.
Part III: Delivering Instruction.
Chapter 10: Finding Your Style.
Chapter 11: Making Learning Fun.
Chapter 12: Managing Assessment.
Part IV: Meet the Supporting Cast.
Chapter 13: Getting to Know Your Administrators.
Chapter 14: Getting to Know Your Co-Workers.
Chapter 15: Getting to Know Parents.
Chapter 16: Getting to Know Students.
Part V: Duties Other than Teaching.
Chapter 17: Implicit and Explicit Duties.
Chapter 18: Navigating the Sea of Paperwork.
Chapter 19: Health and First-Aid Issues.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 20: Ten Things That Always Happen to Rookie Teachers.
Chapter 21: The Ten Biggest Rookie Blunders.
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Use Technology in Your Classroom.
Chapter 23: Ten Great World Wide Web Resources for Rookie Teachers.