All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too by Katrina Ayres
Approx. 16,180 words.
Published on September 25, 2012.
Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.