If you are a new teacher and do not have time to read any more philosophies on teaching, then this product is for you. The New Teacher's Survival Guide is easy to read and has manageable ideas and checklists for you to start your year off like a pro. The checklists and ideas guide you through things that should be done before school, systems that should be taught and reviewed with your students during the first weeks of school, and suggestions on how to keep a well disciplined classroom. But wait that's not all! It also gives you ideas for your letter of introduction to the parents, on creating a classroom schedule, and enlisting parent volunteers. Examples that you are free to use are given throughout. Be an independent confident teacher. Have a great school year!!