- — Audrey Pribnow (@AudreyPribnow)Tue, Feb 26 2013 23:46:00@arneduncan My biggest challenge was balancing school and personal life. Needed to be held more accountable for planning ahead!
- — Amanda Hoover (@amandajhoover)Wed, Feb 27 2013 01:19:42@arneduncan in my 2nd yr now, still need mentoring/feedback, less paperwork, more realistic support/strategies for mgmt & curriculum
- — Allison Poindexter (@apoindex)Tue, Feb 26 2013 23:50:01@arneduncan knowing that, despite the work that was still piled on my desk, that it was OK to go home and take care of myself
- — Heather Mounce (@hmsquared1)Wed, Feb 27 2013 02:58:59@arneduncan As a first year teacher you feel like you are just treading water. We need to provide more support through mentoring & coaching
- — Charlene (@AZ_Charlene)Wed, Feb 27 2013 03:16:08
- — Albert Galeas (@acgaleas)Wed, Feb 27 2013 03:14:49
- — Kate Peila, M.Ed. (@KatePeila)Wed, Feb 27 2013 01:21:51
- — D Says So (@DreamDirector1)Wed, Feb 27 2013 05:17:40@arneduncan Finding approp. Pro. Dev. seminars to address my specific needs. Not having enough time (at work!) to create lessons/asses.
- — Mackenzie Woods (@MackenzieCWoods)Tue, Feb 26 2013 23:32:38@arneduncan Classroom management. Leading with systems and building genuine relationships with both students and stakeholders.
- — Ximena Hartsock (@ximenahartsock)Tue, Feb 26 2013 23:41:17
- — Jason Stephenson (@teacherman82)Tue, Feb 26 2013 23:34:50@arneduncan I had a tough time with classroom management. I taught squirrelly 7th & 8th graders. Some even pantsed one another!
- — Darren E. Draper (@ddraper)Wed, Feb 27 2013 05:15:35
Arne Asks Teachers Their Biggest Challenges During Year One
On Tuesday, Education Secretary Arne Duncan took to Twitter to find out the challenges new teachers face during their first year. Teachers provided honest and thoughtful responses, and we've collected several of their tweets below.
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