5 Things First-Year Teachers Should Do Immediately

In my first year as a teacher, I was given full responsibility for ensuring that my students received an excellent science education that would set them up for future success. My in-classroom responsibilities were not that different from the in-classroom responsibilities of my colleagues who have taught for over ten years. Furthermore, unlike my friends…


I just want to celebrate. A student who received an F for the first quarter, just got a 100% on his last quiz. There’s no better feeling, then seeing the pride he took, in doing so well. And, I’ve never seen a bigger smile. All the planning, the late nights, it’s worth it.