5/6/2010

Middle-school math and science teacher Marsha Ratzel suggests that new teachers in middle-school classrooms study the curriculum and all course materials ahead of the start of the school year and work with an experienced teacher on goals for the first month of school. Ratzel, a National Board Certified Teacher, also writes in this article that teachers should develop a structured yet engaging first-day activity to connect with students and capture their interest in learning.

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