A 7-day email sequences for first-year secondary English teachers. Each day you'll receive advice, a quick assignment, and a freebie to help you prepare for your first year teaching. Sign up below and become a LIT teacher today!
On day 1, you'll gather everything you need to know about your new position: your schedule, required curriculum, and more. You'll also receive a FREE list of must-ask questions, so you can have the most productive conversations with administrators, mentors, and colleagues before the year begins!
Day 2 is super exciting because you'll roughly plan out your whole first quarter! Using the information gathered from day 1, a FREE 9-week calendar, and some advice from a veteran teacher, you'll be able to get a rough plan for your first nine weeks of teaching!
After roughly sketching out your quarter, on day 3 you'll get into the nitty gritty of planning a few lessons! You'll receive tips on creating lessons that are effective and engaging for students, plus a FREE lesson you can use any time of the year!
On day 4, you'll tackle one of the biggest difficulties in teaching--classroom management--by filling out your FREE list of classroom procedures. Plus, you'll get effective tips to try as you navigate your own classroom for the first time.
You'll feel confident walking into your first day of school after this email because on day 5 you'll plan out your whole first week! You'll have plenty of help, however, with activity suggestions and TWO FREE first-week activities you can use!
Day 6 is for thinking about one of your long term teaching goals: developing students into life-long readers! In addition to a FREE list of book titles that real students have loved, you'll learn how to begin an independent reading program and how to build your own classroom library.
Teaching is your calling, so you'll be doing it for a long time. Use day 7 to think about creating a self-care routine and the boundaries you'll set between work and home. This underrated step is crucial for career longevity and you'll get a FREE Best Week Ever Checklist to help you get started establishing healthy routines!