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10 Lessons You Don't Learn
in College

FIRST CLASS
TEACHING

START HERE!

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ARE YOU A NEW TEACHER PREPARING TO TRANSITION FROM COLLEGE TO YOUR OWN CLASSROOM?

This book will help you dodge the struggle and burnout many new teachers face.

First Class Teaching: 10 Lessons You Don't Learn in College will bridge the gap from college to classroom so you feel confident stepping into your new role as a teacher!

AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER HERE:

PRE-ORDER NOW + GET THE FOLLOWING FREEBIES:

ORDERS PLACED BEFORE MARCH 1, 2023:

Hand signed bookplate

Invitation to a virtual Launch Party

     with Michelle

✓ Access to a recorded webinar -

     Jumpstart Your First Year of

     Teaching: What You Need to Know

     Before You Start

✓ The Ultimate New Teacher

     Checklist PDF

ORDERS PLACED BEFORE
MAY 1, 2023:

✓ Access to a recorded webinar -

     Jumpstart Your First Year of

     Teaching: What You Need to Know

     Before You Start

✓ The Ultimate New Teacher

     Checklist PDF

CLAIM YOUR PRE-ORDER FREEBIES!

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Pre-order First Class Teaching from your favorite retailer below (and make sure you grab the order number for the following step):

Complete the form below with your name, email address, and order confirmation number:

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Wait for an email from Michelle with all the details!

PLEASE NOTE:

 

Access to the recorded webinar and the PDF checklist will be provided as soon as they are available!

If you pre-ordered before March 1, 2023 and would like to receive a hand signed bookplate to add to your copy of First Class Teaching, you will be asked to provide your address for shipping.

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SUSAN JONES

Owner of Susan Jones Teaching

Michelle brings humor and relatability to the stressful job of a new teacher. Her encouraging lessons will help all teachers gain confidence and clarity in the not-so-ordinary experience that is teaching!

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SHANNON OLSEN

Author of Our Class is a Family

First Class Teaching is a breath of fresh air―not written by a self-proclaimed educational expert, but by ‘one of us.’ In candidly sharing her own classroom experience, Michelle Emerson validates the emotions and challenges that new teachers face, while providing the kinds of helpful tips that would have veteran teachers nodding in agreement.

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ANNA DIGILIO

M.Ed, Founder & CEO of Guided Readers and a 24-Year Veteran Classroom Teacher

Some books offer inspiration; others inform with tactics and strategies a rare few do both. First Class Teaching is one of those rare books. With her witty personality, practical strategies, some humor thrown in the mix, and her you-can-do-this attitude, Michelle helps new teachers navigate the difficult waters of being a classroom teacher, learn how to balance it all and still have some energy left at the end of the school day. A must read for every new or aspiring teacher!

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BRIDGET SPACKMAN

The Lettered Classroom, Central Pennsylvania

Michelle Emerson, an educator and leader, offers the necessary guidance to navigate the world of education in and outside of the classroom. Her relatability and easy to implement steps will have every teacher, new and veteran, feeling empowered to tackle the complexity of the profession.

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MICHAEL MATERA

Teacher, Author, and & Founder of EMC2Learning

First Class Teaching leads to front row learning. This book has you defining, refining, and shining in your classroom. A thoughtful playbook to help any educator be more intentional with their students.

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING:

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

✓ You're in college to become a teacher, a first year teacher, teaching a new
     grade level, or a veteran teacher looking to rediscover your passion


✓ You're struggling with working too many hours, feel like you don't know
     what you're doing, or are experiencing the dreaded teacher burnout


✓ You feel like the realities of teaching don't match what you thought it
     would be

✓ You love the idea of teaching but feel overwhelmed and confused by all the
     job responsibilities

 You want to feel less alone in your struggles as an educator


✓ You need strategies that work in a REAL classroom and can be
     implemented right away

DON'T WORRY... I HAVE SOMETHING TO HELP!

I've felt all those same things which is why I wrote this book!

First Class Teaching: 10 Lessons You Don't Learn in College was designed to help you avoid the same mistakes I made because teaching is HARD... but it doesn't  have to be THAT hard.

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I'm a former classroom teacher who now supports new and veteran teachers around the world through professional development workshops, videos, and resources.

 

I taught second grade, fourth grade, and served as hmy school’s e-coach, helping teachers integrate educational technology in their instruction for seven years in Maryland before transitioning out of the classroom to develop educational resources and provide professional development to teachers full time.

 

Today, I produce educational videos for teachers on my YouTube channel, Pocketful of Primary, share productivity tips on my podcast, Teaching to the TOP, and present workshops at educational conferences and schools across the country. I co-authored The Edupreneur’s Sidehustle Handbook and have been featured as an educational specialist on the Today show twice.

 

I believe all teachers should feel empowered by their career instead of overwhelmed and seek to help educators master their profession and create a work-life balance through my tips and strategies. I currently reside in Austin, Texas, with my husband, Billy, rambunctious dog, Ember, and two cats, Luna and Zora.

HELLO THERE!

I'M MICHELLE.

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