3 Tips For A Successful School Year for the New Teacher

New teachers preparing for a successful school year

3 Simple Tips for New Teachers That Experienced Teachers do for a Successful School Year

Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.

–Napoleon Hill

The quote of Napoleon Hill explains the key to achieving a successful school year for the new teacher.

Persistence, determination, perspiration, as well as preparation are the skills needed to accomplishing an effective and new successful school year.

The habits you practice, from the start, set the tone for the rest of the school year; this is true for beginning teachers and experienced teachers alike.

Typically, school systems start the new school year and incorporate opportunities throughout they year for professional development opportunities and planning. This time allows for you to plan for instruction, team up with colleagues, develop your teaching skills, take part in planned, group professional development opportunities, and chart or or restructure a general path for the new or remaining school year.

Success for the new teacher starts with patience because there will be perspiration, and of course, you’re going to have to be persistent and it can be overwhelming.

We Get it – Don’t give up just yet – Just be ready!

It’s about Preparation

  • Prepare – Mentally Ready
  • Prepare – Physically Ready
  • Prepare – For Success

As a new teacher you have to prepare yourself mentally for a successful new school year

This means lists, lists, and more lists, plus a planner.

Get mentally organized on the task at hand.

Write lists of things you need to do and supplies you need to start the year.

Also, make lists of at home tasks that you need to take care of before the school year starts and tackle them! ….

The kids are coming!

Some of your lists should include:

  • school supplies to buy for work
  • bulletin board ideas
  • resources you need to gather for the school year
  • rules and procedures you will implement in your discipline plan

Then plan it out and get it out of your head so that you can do it!

How Do You Prepare Yourself Physically?

Always have a plan in place, to make sure you take care of yourself.  Teaching is hard work after all.

Make sure you have comfortable shoes, professional clothing, and a plan to stay healthy.

Incorporate exercise into your week to relieve tension and keep active. Walking, swimming, aerobics…. any exercise that you enjoy will do.

And, plan to eat healthy.

  • Will you take your lunch to work?
  • Eat out five days a week?
  • Plan to eat healthy foods and stay hydrated.

And Finally Prepare for Success for the New School Year

Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal.

–Earl Nightingale

Set goals and seek out methods to reach those goals. Find training that will provide the tools for you to be successful. And, sign yourself up.

Take charge of your learning and love teaching!

Then be the best teacher that you can be.

Teach from the heart, with drive, with passion, and with love for your students and their futures. Teachers are so important in a student’s life.

Do you have other ideas that you implement on the start of an upcoming school year?  If so, we want to hear it, comment below.  Also if you know a new teacher that needs information and tips, make sure share this post so that they can see it. It’s all about helping each other.  Comment below, we want to hear from you.

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