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Teacher's First Day
TeachersThe first day of school will set the tone and patterns for the rest of the year. Below are tips and advice on how to make that day a success.
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1. Have all materials ready to distribute.
2. Put your name on the board for all to see.
3. Greet each student with a smile and a feeling of confidence.
4. Establish your seating chart so you can get to know who they are by name.
5. Have the students introduce themselves to you (interactive activities are a good way).
6. Explain clearly your expectations, grading system and procedures in both written and verbal form.
7. Tell them at the end of the period that you look forward to seeing them again.