The author writes this piece as she contemplates the beginning of her second year of teaching and shares much of her newly-acquired knowledge--along with tips and strategies--to help you make your year nice and smooth.
More excellent advice from a veteran teacher that you can use in your planning for the school year. My favorites include having a standard phrase to use when you're not sure what to say and keeping at least one night free every week.
Another veteran teacher shares supplies that are kept at school to cover most any emergency need. You certainly don't want to be caught without your favorite coffee on those long, parent-conference days!