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Janelle Cox

Experienced Educators Offer Advice on First Teacher Observations

By February 6, 2013

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As a new teacher there are many sources of teaching angst, but I must say that your first teacher observation tops the list. What if the students misbehave? What if I forget what to say? What if I talk to much? What if I don't talk enough? It's completely normal to be nervous, and to rack your brain on what are the best ways to impress the observer.

Teacher observations are an important part of your professional development. That is why it is important to be prepared. To help ease your jitters I asked a few educators the following question, " What was your first teacher observation like, and what advice do you have for new teachers that will be facing their first teacher observation?" Here is how they responded:

Read More: Survival Guide for New Teachers | What to Expect of Your Students

What was your first teacher observation like? Please share in the comment section or find out what other teachers are saying in the education forum.

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