New book: The Teacher’s Manual

The Teacher’s Manual Learning to Teach, Applying Methods, Navigating Management, and Pondering School Issues By Jennifer Anderson Softcover, 314pp., 2020; $14 Voilà! You have a classroom. In come the students, all bright-eyed and eager to start a year with their teacher. While you bask in the excitement of a new start, be aware that the students are bringing more with them than their backpacks and lunch pails. Let’s take a look at some of your scholars: David                    Eager learner; gets impatient with others Mary                    Speech/physical handicap; has a helper; stays positive Noah                    Teases but doesn’t know when to stop; fun-loving Eli                         Moved four times; finds it hard to keep friends Jerry                     Rushes through work and is impatient with Sara Sara                     Meticulous, perfectionist; can’t handle disorganization Lucy                     Tattles on Noah at home; busybody Amanda               Everything is too easy; bored at school; reads Hmm—struggles already and you haven’t even started! The Teacher’s Manual provides many practical insights into all facets of school, from the day-to-day practices of lesson planning, grading, communication, and recess to the politics of classroom management, parent-teacher meetings, and learning environments. Preparing for a field trip or school program? Seeking to improve community-school relationships? Looking into emergency procedures? This book contains lots of helpful checklists for these and other challenges teachers face. A useful, practical, realistic guide for new and experienced teachers alike. Approachable and easy to navigate. Great resource for school boards to share with teachers. Jennifer Anderson has nearly 20 years of teaching experience in a variety of settings, including parochial schools, Christian day schools, and public schools. Her pupils have included a range of Conservative Mennonites, Old Order Mennonites, Amish, Amish-Mennonites, Dunkard Brethren, and non-Anabaptists. She has taught at every grade level, plus special ed. For more information, visit the Acorn Publishing website. ORDERS Visit or send your request to [email protected] / 717-330-1766 and we will ship a book with an invoice. SPECIAL OFFERS Teacher’s Helper Book Pair: The Teacher’s Manual + Helping Children with Special Needs Teacher’s Classroom Pack: The Teacher’s Manual + Helping Children with special Needs + two interesting books for the school library that are good resources for social studies and church history projects: Amish-Mennonites of North America and Amish-Mennonites across the Globe.

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