WGTA Local 3106
LEARN NC's New Teacher Support Center! The mission of this support center is to provide information, ideas, and peer support for beginning teachers, their mentors, and educators providing staff development.
The "Mentor Support Center" from Teachers.net (click "chatboards") brings together educators in category-specific chats. Features lesson plans, live meetings, a bookshelf with a list of useful resources, and a newsletter.
MiddleWeb -- MiddleWeb is all about middle school & the middle grades — with a sharp focus on teaching and learning in grades 4-8.
Teachers Helping Teachers features lesson plans, educational links, stress reduction, and a "topic of the week" lesson.
The Teacher Mailring Center - Join a network of over 50,000 of the world's brightest educators, connected through the magic of e-mail. No cost to join. Once you're subscribed to the mailring, you'll receive further instruction for posting and immediately receive e-mail from your teacher colleagues around the world!
U.S. Department of Education booklettitled, "What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching." which compiles first-year teachers' experiences, advice from veteran teachers, and tips on how to have a successful first year. You can download a free copy of the book.
ASCD - the website of the people that publish Educational Leadership
Disciplinehelp.com - a discipline model for handling over one hundred different misbehaviors at school and home - an excellent resource.
Edutopia - The start of the school year is an anxious time for new teachers. And in these first few weeks of classes, those of you new to teaching probably have plenty of questions. Luckily there's a wealth of information online that will help these first few weeks run as smooth as possible.
NEW TEACHER LINKS