|aSupporting beginning English teachers :|bresearch and implications for teacher induction /|cby Thomas M. McCann, Larry R. Johannessen, Bernard P. Ricca.
|aUrbana, Ill. :|bNational Council of Teachers of English,|cc2005.
|axviii, 214 p. :|bports. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 199-205) and index.
|aThe problem of attrition -- Research method -- Common concerns -- Follow-up -- Survey results -- Common life of the first-year teacher -- The benefits of experience -- The struggle for experience -- Steps toward helping beginning teachers -- Guiding new teachers can do to help themselves -- Summary of recommendations -- Directions for future research.
|aExamines the challenges high school English teachers face early in their careers and offers advice on how they can overcome those challenges and avoid early burnout.