The (Un)official Teacher’s Manual

Get savvy about teaching: know what you’re in for and how to deal with it.  

Direct and humorous advice for everything outside the classroom.


  1. How to Get the Most from Observations, Learning Walks, and Book Scrutinies
  2. The Don’ts of the School Email System
  3. How to Get Promoted and Other Things to Consider
  4. How and When to Say No and Yes
  5. The Dos and Don’ts of Meetings
  6. How to Get Parents on Your Side
  7. Guidance for Trainee Teachers
  8. Ensuring a Life-Work Balance
  9. Bullying: the Problem and the Solution
  10. How to Get the Teaching Job You Want
  11. Maintaining Good Relationships
  12. Why It’s All Worth It

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