Teacher Tip Tuesday: Own Your Curriculum

Teachers get frustrated with teaching, new initiatives and things changing constantly but we continue for the love of the profession. As a veteran teacher more has to be done to bridge the gap between experienced and new teachers to create a common ground for growth.

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Sadly the teacher turnover rates increase by the year resulting in 50% of new teachers leaving the profession within five years because they experience burnout.

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A common pedagogical phrase is to begin with the end in mind. However, for a new teacher, to begin with the end in mind is difficult because theyโ€™re just getting started. It takes time and effort to get procedures, routines, and structure implemented succinctly in the classroom.

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This is what beginning with the end in mind looks like:

1๏ธโƒฃ Take ownership of your content and your classroom. The more knowledgeable you are, you can plan easily. Own your curriculum.

2๏ธโƒฃ Instructional planning and Classroom Management are a perfect pair. Establish order and structure from the start.

3๏ธโƒฃ Education is a continuum of change. Be flexible!

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