Perfect for teachers who need help managing their time,Time Saving Tips for Teachers is structured for easy use. Flip through the chapters and apply the ideas that fit immediate needs and style—and includes more than sixty reproducible forms that can be used right away, covering student and parent information, reading and writing coaches, homework, standards for assignments, and supplies, just to name a few. New tips include portfolios, substitute teachers, email, handheld computers, and the Internet!
Chapters provide ideas on how to save time without diminishing quality by:
Communicating effectively—but briefly
Planning the week ahead
Learning to say "No"
Using the Internet to save time
Working with substitutes and volunteers
Creating a filing system that saves time
Treating yourself as a professional
This guide helps teachers work smarter and enjoy life outside of teaching once again!
Joanne C. Wachter is a writer and consultant with expertise in education. Her teaching experience includes elementary school and middle school stints as a classroom teacher and language arts supervisor.