Your First Year

How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher

Author: Todd Whitaker,Madeline Whitaker,Katherine Whitaker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317296850

Category: Education

Page: 134

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Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer step-by-step guidance to thriving in your new role and overcoming the challenges that many new teachers face. Topics include: Learning classroom management skills such as building relationships and maintaining high expectations and consistency Setting up your classroom and establishing procedures and rules Planning effective lessons and making your instructional time an engaging experience Managing your own emotions in the classroom and dealing effectively with misbehavior Working with peers, administrators, and parents to build support and foster collaboration The book is filled with specific examples and vignettes from elementary, middle, and high school classes, so you’ll gain helpful strategies no matter what grade level and subject area you teach. You’ll also find out how to make tweaks or hit the "reset" button when something isn’t going as planned. Things may not always go perfectly your first year, but the practical advice in this book will help you stay motivated on the path to success! Bonus: As you read the book, get even more out of it by discussing it with others. Free study guides for practicing teachers and student teachers are available as eResource downloads from our website (www.routledge.com/products/9781138126152).

Your First Year with Diabetes

What to Do, Month by Month

Author: Theresa Garnero

Publisher: American Diabetes Association

ISBN: 1580405525

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 316

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Your First Year with Diabetes is the 12-month plan for anyone who has recently been diagnosed with diabetes. Taking readers step-by-step through the first year, this practical and humorous guide includes a basic explanation of the disease, instructions on checking glucose, and details about about diabetes nutrition, avoiding complications, and better management. In addition to her clinical expertise, author and cartoonist Theresa Garnero brings some much-needed levity to a very serious topic. The book is filled with lighthearted cartoons to help healing through humor. This whimsical approach to diabetes self-care resonates with people who need a breath of fresh air in their diabetes management.

Your First Year in Network Marketing

Overcome Your Fears, Experience Success, and Achieve Your Dreams!

Author: Mark Yarnell,Rene Reid Yarnell

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307757862

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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How to Keep the Dream Alive! Network marketing is one of the fastest-growing career opportunities in the United States. Millions of people just like you have abandoned dead-end jobs for the chance to achieve the dream of growing their own businesses. What many of them find, however, is that the first year in network marketing is often the most challenging—and, for some, the most discouraging. Here, Mark Yarnell and Rene Reid Yarnell, two of the industry's most respected and successful professionals, offer you strategies on how to overcome those first-year obstacles and position yourself for lifelong success. The Yarnells provide you with a wealth of savvy advice on everything you need to know to succeed in network marketing, such as proven systems for recruiting, training, growing and supporting your downline, and much more. In an easy, step-by-step approach, you will learn how to: ·Deal with rejection ·Recruit and train ·Avoid overmanaging your downline ·Remain focused ·Stay enthusiastic ·Avoid unrealistic expectations ·Conduct those in-home meetings ·Ease out of another profession You owe it to yourself to read this inspiring book! "This will be the Bible of Network Marketing." — Doug Wead, former special assistant to the president, the Bush Administration From the Trade Paperback edition.

Your First Year in Real Estate, 2nd Ed.

Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

Author: Dirk Zeller

Publisher: Currency

ISBN: 9780307717658

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Newly Expanded with More Expert Advice to Help You Build a Winning Real Estate Career Welcome to the world of real estate sales, and the start of an exciting new career! Your destiny is now in your hands. Along with endless opportunities, flexible hours, and the freedom to chart your own path, you also have the potential to earn fabulous amounts of money. All you need for total success is preparation. Revised and expanded, Your First Year in Real Estate contains the essential knowledge you need to start off right in today’s vastly changed real estate market, avoid common first-year missteps, and get the inside edge that will take you to the top. Real estate expert Dirk Zeller has compiled the industry’s proven secrets and strategies that will enable novice agents to hit the ground running and excel from day one. You’ll get the insider’s guide to: • Selecting the right company • Developing valuable mentor and client relationships • Using the Internet and social networking to stay ahead of the competition (NEW!) • Setting—and reaching— essential career goals • Staying on top in today’s challenging real estate climate (NEW!) • And so much more. Concise and thorough, Your First Year in Real Estate is like having the top coach right by your side. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Disney Baby My First Year

Record and Share Baby's "Firsts"

Author: Disney Book Group

Publisher: Disney Press

ISBN: 9781484743676

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 20

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Proud parents can record all the exciting moments of Baby's first year--first word, first tooth, first birthday and more! The delightfully illustrated box includes a board book accompanied by milestone cards. After Baby has reached a new milestone, take a photo of Baby with one of the twenty-eight double-sided cards to share the happy news with friends and family. This boxed set is a wonderful way to share and celebrate Baby's first year.

The Skinny on Your First Year in College

Author: Sean Heffron

Publisher: RAND Media Co

ISBN: 0984441832

Category: Education

Page: 264

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When you arrive on campus, spread out in front of you are literally thousands of new things to learn. For most students, it takes months to discover how to successfully navigate in their new environment. Nine months, in fact. September to May: Freshman Year. Now you can have the answers that all freshmen wish they had from the beginning, and you can have them in about an hour. The Skinny on Your First Year in College follows a college freshmen through a series of obstacles - some he was prepared for, others he was not. Navigating the challenges of college becomes difficult as he watchs how other freshmen try to handle the stress of this new enviroment, but understanding is just outside his window.

Your First Year As a High School Teacher

Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

Author: Lynne Marie Rominger,Suzanne Packard Laughrea

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307561372

Category: Education

Page: 448

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Survive & Thrive in the Classroom From Day One! Teaching high school students is the toughest job you'll ever love. Of course, often it is an acquired love. You must learn to manage your students' education and play parent, counselor, police officer, and mentor. Wow! Now relax—it doesn't have to be overwhelming. With a little preparation you can ensure that you and your students get the most out of your time in the classroom and enjoy it! Full of real-world advice and answers for the complex issues facing today's high school teachers, this down-to-earth and witty book will teach you how to create an atmosphere of cooperation, learning, and respect within your classroom. Use this helpful guide as your personal mentor to achieve a successful and satisfying career as a high school teacher. Earn straight A's your first year by knowing how to: ·Create an attention-grabbing and interactive teaching environment ·Manage difficult students and unique teenage problems ·Communicate, educate, and have fun with your students ·Balance the demands of old-school administrators and pushy parents ·Fairly assess, grade, and evaluate students ·Develop effective and engrossing lesson plans "Straightforward, up-to-date, and engaging. I've seen a lot of resource books for new teachers, and this is the best of the bunch." —Wendell Geis, continuing education administrator, University of California, Davis From the Trade Paperback edition.

Peanuts Baby Book

My First Year

Author: Charles M. Schulz

Publisher: Running Press Adult

ISBN: 9780762491483

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 48

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A timeless keepsake for Baby and parents, the Peanuts Baby Book is the perfect way to record all of life's big firsts -- from pregnancy through the child's fifth birthday -- with the help of Charles M. Schulz's beloved Peanuts characters. More than just a journal for Mom and Dad, the padded cover, bright design, and friendly art of the Peanuts Baby Book guarantee that it will appeal equally to Baby, making it a true memento for generations. Incorporating the cheerful art and classic look of the Peanuts gang, this book offers simple guided prompts for busy parents, alongside pages to fill with important dates and events, treasured photographs, and even Baby's hand and foot prints. With the help of beloved characters, from Charlie Brown and Snoopy to Linus and Lucy, parents will find space to record pregnancy and baby preparations, monthly updates on their child's first year, and summary pages for years two through five. A secure back pocket, decorated with charming Peanuts art, offers a place to store precious reminders of a child's early years.

My First Year in the Classroom

50 Stories That Celebrate the Good, the Bad, and the Most Unforgettable Moments

Author: Stephen D Rogers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440513872

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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“When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” —Lao Tzu But is the teacher ready? That’s the question that haunts every teacher that fateful first day in the classroom. Making it through that day and the 179 school days that follow is how every career in education—and lifelong learning—truly begins. In this collection, fifty teachers share the trials, tribulations, and triumphs they’ve experienced during their first year on the job. Organized along the lines of the school calendar, these touching tales illustrate the learning curve experienced by new teachers: Facing Day One Meeting the Students Surprising the Students Bonding with Faculty and Staff Being Surprised by the Students Watching the Students Bloom Saying Farewell From the hilariously obsessive-compulsive preparation of a rookie English professor to the poignant lesson a bold third grader imparts upon his novice teacher about love and acceptance, this moving collection is sure to motivate new and veteran teachers alike.

Your First Year of Marriage

Author: Curtis Pesmen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684802465

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 249

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Offers newlyweds advice and revealing stories--based on interviews with newlyweds and the insights of experts--on such subjects as opening a joint checking account, fitting friends into married life, and dealing with in-laws. Original. 40,000 first printing.

Your First Year as Principal

Everything You Need to Know that They Don't Teach You in School

Author: Tena Green

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601386249

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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As you sit at your desk behind the door ominously marked âeoePrincipalâe(tm)s Office,âe you are suddenly struck with a feeling of terror; what have you gotten yourself into? Being a principal is a difficult job filled with great responsibility and stress. Before you panic, you should know that most principals survive the first year. However, Your First Year as a Principal will help make the first year easier, providing you with all the information you did not learn in school. With the help of this extensively researched book, first-year principals will learn how to step out from behind the previous principalâe(tm)s shadow, how to make changes without changing too much too soon, and how to deal with teachers, parents, and students. You will also learn how to handle the stresses of the job, how to find a mentor, and how to plan for public relations. You will learn about the common mistakes first-year principals make and how to avoid them. You will learn about all of the duties that fall on your shoulders and how to handle that responsibility. You will also learn how to build strong relationships with teachers and staff, how to pick your battles, how to handle bullying in your school, how to boost staff morale, how to discipline students, and how to deal with conflicts. Ultimately, you will clearly understand what comes with being a principal. You will be able to clarify and define your roles, expectations, and responsibilities. Novice and veteran principals alike, who have all previously been in your position, offer their advice and tips on surviving your first year and excelling beyond. Also included are from-the-headlines blurbs to help you handle recent education policy changes. Whether you are the principal of a small, large, public, private, charter, urban, rural, or suburban school, Your First Year as a Principal will be an indispensable companion. With the help of this book, not only will you survive, you will also enthusiastically look forward to your sophomore year. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

How to Survive Your Freshman Year

Author: Mark W. Bernstein,Yadin Kaufmann

Publisher: Hundreds of Heads Books, LLC

ISBN: 193351261X

Category: Education

Page: 434

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"The work is a compilation of advice and stories from hundreds of students at more than 100 colleges across the US, regarding all the important aspects of life as a first-year college student, based on interviews with those students. Topics covered include: leaving home, dormitory life, studying, choosing classes and majors, fraternities, extra-curricular activities, campus food, etc. The work also includes short "expert articles" written by professionals who work with college students. This is the 5th edition of How to Survive Your Freshman Year"--

What to Expect the First Year

Author: Heidi Murkoff,Sharon Mazel

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761183175

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 250

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Some things about babies, happily, will never change. They still arrive warm, cuddly, soft, and smelling impossibly sweet. But how moms and dads care for their brand-new bundles of baby joy has changed—and now, so has the new-baby bible. Announcing the completely revised third edition of What to Expect the First Year. With over 10.5 million copies in print, First Year is the world’s best-selling, best-loved guide to the instructions that babies don’t come with, but should. And now, it’s better than ever. Every parent’s must-have/go-to is completely updated. Keeping the trademark month-by-month format that allows parents to take the potentially overwhelming first year one step at a time, First Year is easier-to-read, faster-to-flip-through, and new-family-friendlier than ever—packed with even more practical tips, realistic advice, and relatable, accessible information than before. Illustrations are new, too. Among the changes: Baby care fundamentals—crib and sleep safety, feeding, vitamin supplements—are revised to reflect the most recent guidelines. Breastfeeding gets more coverage, too, from getting started to keeping it going. Hot-button topics and trends are tackled: attachment parenting, sleep training, early potty learning (elimination communication), baby-led weaning, and green parenting (from cloth diapers to non-toxic furniture). An all-new chapter on buying for baby helps parents navigate through today’s dizzying gamut of baby products, nursery items, and gear. Also new: tips on preparing homemade baby food, the latest recommendations on starting solids, research on the impact of screen time (TVs, tablets, apps, computers), and “For Parents” boxes that focus on mom’s and dad’s needs. Throughout, topics are organized more intuitively than ever, for the best user experience possible.

Your First Year as a Nurse

Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

Author: Donna Cardillo

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780761533337

Category: Medical

Page: 267

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Survive and Thrive As a Nurse from Day One! Welcome to the compassionate and caring world of nursing! You are entering a profession that offers great rewards and endless opportunities. But you must prepare for the challenges ahead and do everything you can to ensure that you experience the best that nursing has to offer. This invaluable book will get you started! Written by an experienced R.N.,Your First Year As a Nurseprovides practical, real-world solutions to the profession's most common and difficult issues. Inside, you'll find out what youreallyneed to know, who you need to know, how to avoid missteps, and where you can go for help when you need it. Gritty, witty, and full of invaluable tips and advice from first year nurses, this book is your personal mentor for your new career. Ensure a healthy first year by knowing how to: ·Acquire the job that's perfect for you ·Create your own patient-centered style of nursing ·Develop positive relationships with doctors, patients, and other nurses ·Stay positive, deal with conflict and adversity, and avoid burnout ·Network, enhance your education and career, and become a leader "Combines common sense with the wisdom of a seasoned professional. A valuable resource for new graduates as they begin practice."—Lucille A. Joel, R.N., Ed.D., FAAN, professor, Rutgers College of Nursing, and former president, American Nurses Association "A must-read for all nurses, not just new graduates!"—Joan Orseck, R.N., president, National Association for Health Care Recruitment

Your First Year in Sales, 2nd Edition

Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

Author: Tim Connor

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307589569

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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Real Solutions and Advice from the Sales Trenches Why did you choose sales as a career? In a word, money! Your new profession has the potential to be both financially rewarding and personally satisfying. But let's face it: Your first year in sales will likely be your most challenging. So, is it possible to enjoy your new career and be a successful salesperson from day one? The answer is yes. In this revised and updated edition of Your First Year in Sales, professional speaker and sales veteran Tim Connor offers simple, proven strategies to overcome those first-year obstacles and position yourself for lifelong success. You'll find savvy, step-by-step techniques for learning how your skills and talents—your motivation, strengths, willingness to sacrifice, and expectations—can put you on the fast track to being a sales leader. Be your best from your first sales call by knowing how to: - Adopt an attitude for sales success and present yourself as wise beyond your years. - Achieve financial results—immediately. - Use new technology and social networking to your best possible advantage. NEW! - Set—and reach—important career goals. - Overcome adversity, especially during tight economic times. NEW! - Create and maintain professional sales relationships. - Obtain an early balance between your life and your career. - And so much more! With quizzes, strategies, and resources, and more, this informative, inspirational, and motivational book is your personal mentor, guiding you toward a rewarding sales career. “Tim Connor is a mater salesman—no one is more qualified to share wisdom on selling.” —Charlie “Tremendous” Jones, full-time speaker, trainer, and bestselling author From the Trade Paperback edition.

Navigating Your Freshman Year

How to Make the Leap to College Life and Land on Your Feet

Author: Natavi Guides (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735203921

Category: Study Aids

Page: 155

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Written by students, for students, this guide shows freshmen how to get through their first year with flying colors.

The Scrum Field Guide

Practical Advice for Your First Year

Author: Mitch Lacey

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0321554159

Category: Computers

Page: 378

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Don't just 'survive' the move to agile: thrive! Discover 42 infinitely practical tips for succeeding with agile, right from the start! * *Paves the road to success with a clear plan for creating and releasing software. *Works with any agile methodology, from XP to Scrum. *Practical, actionable, concrete tips for senior managers, program/project managers, developers, and product owners. *Eliminates 'buyer's remorse' associated with bumpy agile transitions, helping teams quickly build confidence and get results. Adopting agile looks easy - on paper! In reality, though, new agile teams encounter many unforeseen challenges. Some lose confidence in their ability to succeed; others muddle through, struggling to solve problems that others have already solved many times over. In this book Mitch Lacey brings together those solutions, helping new agile developers learn from others' experience quickly and painlessly. This engaging, realistic book systematically removes the pain of agile adoption, and breaks down the barriers to rapid success. The Scrum Field Guide is organized into 42 bite-size, practical tips - each supported with highly relevant real-world examples and case studies. Lacey presents a section of tips that apply to everyone on the agile team, from leaders to customers. Next, he offers sections specific to each role - including tips for management, program/project managers, team members, and product owners. Lacey answers the questions new agile adopters ask most often - including 'can I modify standard agile processes and still be agile?' and 'how on Earth can we release software within a short timeframe if we can't even do it in a long timeframe?' Along the way, he presents proven solutions for a wide variety of common problems - from prioritizing requirements to building release plans, creating workable software iterations to getting buy-in from skeptical executives.

The Original Peter Rabbit Baby Book

My First Year

Author: Beatrix Potter

Publisher: Frederick Warne Publishers

ISBN: 9780723266464

Category:

Page: 48

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Parents can cherish every special moment in the first year of their child's life in this special book, which makes the perfect christening gift. Space is provided for photos, and even for the first lock of hair. A very special book to keep and look back on. Illustrated with classic Beatrix Potter artwork. Sections to fill in begin before baby even arrives, so parents can note their thoughts and dreams, and continue through the milestones until baby's first year is at an end.

The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes

An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Author: Gretchen Becker,Allison Goldfine

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0738218618

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

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Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world; the American Diabetes Association reports that 1.7 million new diagnoses are made each year. After her own diagnosis, Gretchen Becker became a "patient-expert," educating herself on every aspect of type 2 diabetes and eventually compiling everything she had learned into this step-by-step guidebook for others. Now in its third edition, The First Year: Type 2 Diabetes takes you through everything you need to know and do in your first year with diabetes. In clear and accessible language, Becker covers a wide range of practical, medical,and lifestyle issues, from coming to terms with your diagnosis to diet and exercise, testing routines, insurance issues, and the most up-to-date information on new medications and supplements.

Help for the New Pastor

Practical Advice for Your First Year of Ministry

Author: Charles Malcolm Wingard

Publisher: P & R Publishing

ISBN: 9781629954677

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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Realistic preparation for ministry can go a long way toward easing a new pastor's make-or-break first year. Drawing on decades of pastoral experience, Charles Wingard gives you the essentials and provides the real-world help needed for navigating the primary duties of the minister: from sermon preparation and sacraments to visitation, counseling, and hospitality. Get the tools you need to establish you in your ministry and lead with confidence.