Updated for 2005! This collection of key books will help you deal effectively with the challenges of being a teacher. The Elementary Teacher Induction Kit contains 5 must-have resources filled with great ideas: Teach More and Discipline Less Preventing Problem Behaviors in the K-6 Classroom Drawing on the wisdom of master teachers and her own extensive classroom experience, Reider explains how to empower students while establishing an invisible authority in the classroom. Practical Teaching Methods K-6 Sparking the Flame of Learning This curricula-based single resource for K-6 educators addresses the best teaching practices and methods available today and provides teachers with real classroom examples. The New Elementary Teacher's Handbook Flourishing in Your First Year Second Edition This easy-to-read, updated resource empowers new teachers with the tools necessary to succeed and feel prepared, confident, and comfortable. Quick and Easy Ways to Connect With Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8 Improving Student Achievement Through Parent Involvement This hands-on guidebook provides simple strategies for creating a supportive environment where parent, student, and teacher all work toward success in the classroom. Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement This essential reading instruction teaching tool offers hard evidence to show how effective readers use specific strategies to extract and comprehend information.