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Things I wish I knew

… before I started teaching!

The first year of teaching – whether it is temporary, permanent or casual – can be a real blur of late nights, early mornings and more meetings than you might imagine.

It can help to hear some advice on what to prioritise before you start. This article, by Terry Heick, lists the 10 things that he wished he knew before he became a teacher.Once you start teaching, you might find that you have a few of these in common with Terry: http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/10-things-i-wish-i-knew-my-first-year-of-teaching/