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Survival Strategies for New Teachers (Grades 6 -8)


Course Description

Are you ready to save the world one student at a time?

This course provide the tools new teachers need to feel supported, be successful, and stay in classrooms. With Survival Strategies for New Teachers, Julia Thompson will help you develop confidence to turn your passion for teaching into impactful classroom practice. Explore the importance of relationships with your students, as well as with colleagues, supervisors, and parents/guardians. Discover ways to motivate students, build relationships among the students in your class, establish a culture of high achievement in which all students can succeed, and effectively manage your classroom.

This course includes videos of authentic classroom practice, a coach to provide personalized feedback, and flexibility to engage with the content on your schedule.


Survival Strategies for New Teachers, Grades 6 – 8

Course Presenter

Julia G. Thompson

Julia G. Thompson has been a public school teacher for more than 35 years. Thompson has taught a variety of courses for students from seventh grader to adult learners. Thompson currently teaches in Fairfax County, Virginia, where she is an active speaker and consultant. She is the bestselling author of The First-Year Teacher’s Survival Guide, Discipline Survival Guide for the Secondary Teacher, and The First-Year Teacher’s Checklist.

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