You're teaching third grade this year. What do you need to know? Mike Anderson gives you practical information about daily routines, furniture, and much more. After a concise review of third graders' common developmental characteristics, Mike explains how to adjust your classroom and your teaching to fit these common characteristics. The result: Students can learn, and you can teach, with minimum frustration and maximum ease and joy. In clear, plain writing peppered with classroom stories and examples, Mike shares practical know-how on topics like this: Arranging a circle, desks, and tables Choosing and storing supplies Scheduling a child-centered day and teaching daily routines Planning special projects and field trips that maximize learning and build community Understanding the special concerns of third graders' parents and finding the best ways to communicate with themYoua#39;ll certainly have children each year who seem or actually are on the young or old side for third graders, and these ... read lots of text or copy lengthy directions from the board. n Tend to enjoy smaller work and friendship groups. ... Plan for ways students can check in with you throughout lessons and work periods.
|Title||:||What Every 3rd Grade Teacher Needs to Know about Setting Up and Running a Classroom|
|Publisher||:||Northeast Foundation for Ch - 2011-04|