Embarking on a teaching career is a bit like setting off on an exciting car journey. You've prepared as well as you could, but you have no way of knowing what hazards and pitfalls lie ahead. And when you're on the road on your own, you're going to need more than just a full tank of petrol.Ideal for visual learners, this full-colour handbook uses Highway Code signs to help you navigate life in the classroom. Its easy to dip in and out of, and contains lots of strategies to help establish professionalism and good practice in the classroom. Youll want to have this book with you at all times, gleaning invaluable advice on introducing pace and purpose into lessons without leaving any students behind, preparing resources and lesson plans (and sticking to them) and working collaboratively with your classroom assistant. With checklists, stress busting tips and useful sources of support and advice, this book is the essential guide for all trainee and beginning teachers.