First Year Teacher Tips


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Teaching competencies are:

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1. The purpose of the mentorship is to:

2. Planning above and beyond what is expected:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The first year of teaching can be a challenge for many teachers. Use this quiz and worksheet to test your ability to understand significant advice for new teachers. Some of the terms you will be tested on include mentor, competencies and self-evaluation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will evaluate you on:

  • Understanding the reasons why new teachers need to have mentors
  • Recalling the purpose of planning
  • Remembering who first year teachers should obtain guidance from
  • Knowing the purpose of self-evaluation
  • Defining competencies

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on advice for first year teachers
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mentoring and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as portfolio and competencies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding self-evaluation

Additional Learning

To learn more about recommendations for new teachers, read the accompanying lesson on Advice for First Year Teachers. This lesson will help you to:

  • Understand how new teachers can create sensible goals
  • Understand why novice teachers should seek advice
  • Define mentor
  • Understand the meaning of competencies
  • Define portfolio and understand its purpose
  • Understand the importance of planning
  • Recognize the significance of self-evaluation