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Classroom Culture and Relationships

Creating a positive classroom culture, and developing authentic relationships with both students and staff is a foundational element for any beginning teacher. Having a classroom culture that promotes positive behaviour responses and reduces disruption in the classroom will help beginning teachers to have a successful start to their teaching career.


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Coaching Plan Template


The Year So Far


Classroom Management Matters


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Assessment

Assessment is an integral part of the instruction cycle and knowing how to do this effectively is not always something that you feel confident about when you’re first starting off as a teacher. Guidance with knowing how to gather data to determine students’ strengths and weaknesses and measuring the progress of student learning is an area focused on in beginning teacher mentoring.


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Instruction

So much learning occurs in the first year of teaching! Having access to research based practices to inform instruction is underlying to sound pedagogy.


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Teacher Quality Standards


Strategies Used in New Teacher Cohort


Supporting Struggling Readers


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Diverse learners

Knowing how to plan for ALL students is challenging for teachers, for a beginning teacher having support with creating diverse learning opportunities so that all students can thrive is essential.


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Behaviour is Communication visual


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Personal Wellness

With so many demands on first year teachers having support to maintain positive social, mental and physical wellness is highly important.


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