Gibbons, S. (2019, August 08). Common Sticking Points for New Teachers (and How to Get Past Them). Retrieved August 19, 2019.

As a high school teacher and department chair, Scott Gibbons often had the opportunity to work alongside and mentor many first-year teachers. In his current role teaching college education courses and supervising student teachers, he is noticing that novice teachers—whether in training or on the job—share similar challenges. Over the years, he has compiled advice for how new teachers can prepare for these common sticking points.

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