Wiley Announces You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers by Robyn R. Jackson

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Reignite Your Passion for Teaching while Discovering Ways to Cope with the Profession’s Challenges

You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers

Close to half of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years, and one of the primary reasons cited for quitting is the lack of support and guidance. But now, new educators can find the direction they need in You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers.

New teachers face numerous challenges. Right from the start they must learn how to manage a class full of restless students; develop productive relationships with fellow teachers, administrators, and parents; and design engaging lesson plans that will meet ever-increasing levels of accountability all while building a life in the process. It can be overwhelming and sometimes teachers can feel like they’re all alone. But You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers (Wiley; August 2014; Paper format: $19.95) is filled with real-world advice for navigating those difficult years as a beginning teacher.

Sharing stories from her own humbling first years as a new teacher, author Robyn Jackson helps readers tackle challenges such as motivating students, planning effective lessons, building relationships with parents, bouncing back from embarrassing mistakes, and finding your own authority as a teacher.

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About the author:
ROBYN R. JACKSON, PHD, a former classroom teacher and school administrator, is founder and CEO of MindSteps, Inc., an independent provider of workshops, coaching, consulting, and resources for teachers. She is the author of the bestseller Never Work Harder Than Your Students and Other Principles of Great Teaching and a nationally recognized presenter and consultant who has been featured in the Washington Post, a PBS/Annenberg television series, and Lifetime Television’s Lifetime Live.

You Can Do This: Hope and Help for New Teachers
By Robyn R. Jackson
Wiley / 978-1-118-70205-5 / August 2014
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