Julia G. Thompson

Classroom by Classroom Teachers Are Changing the World

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Julia has recently been honored with a 2015 Bammy Award Nomination for her work to promote excellence among teachers.

Practical Help for Today's Classroom Teachers

As a workshop leader and writer, best-selling author Julia Thompson has taught thousands of teachers how to create student-centered classrooms, thrive during that important first year of teaching, motivate reluctant learners, prevent discipline problems, and sustain high expectations for the success of their students as well as for themselves.

A practicing classroom teacher, Julia is the author of several resources for teachers. In each of her books, she presents classroom-tested ideas, activities, and strategies designed to make each school day a successful one.

Because she is a full-time teacher herself, Julia focuses her advice on the practical aspects of a teacher's busy professional life. This extensive experience and the insights she has gained as a teacher trainer have shaped her beliefs about the daily challenges that can confront even the most steadfast teachers.

Julia's dedication to promoting excellence among her colleagues and to helping new teachers translate their dreams into successful practice is the focus of her work as an author of professional development resources and as a teacher trainer.

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Resources for Teachers

eClassroom Course Designed for New Teachers
Teams from Wiley & Sons and Knowledge Delivery Systems have created an eCourse designed to help new teachers not just survive, but thrive in their first years. Focused on practical skills and useful advice for immediate classroom use, the course is based on the information in The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide.
For First-Year Teachers
This third edition of the bestselling First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide is packed with more than 500 pages of updated, inspiring, and practical advice for new teachers. ISBN: 978-1-118-45028-4 Paperback 560 pages July 2013
For Professional Development Leaders
This training package offers two DVD presentations, a facilitator's manual, dozens of study guide questions, and one-hundred downloadable handouts. Julia G. Thompson ISBN: 978-1-1180-9569-0 Video January 2012
For Secondary Teachers
This practical, hands-on resource is packed with ideas, techniques, tools, and activities to help teachers maintain a postive classroom environment. It includes over 50 ready-to-use-or-adapt forms, checklists and letters. Publisher: John Wiley Sons. ISBN: 978-0-87628-434-6Paperback, 384 pages.
For New Teachers in a Hurry
This easy-to-use reference—with hundreds of helpful, classroom-tested answers, ideas, techniques, and teaching tools—will help you on your way to a successful and productive school year. Publisher: John Wiley Sons. Julia G. Thompson ISBN: 978-0-470-39004-7Paperback 224 pages April 2009