The purpose of this book is to provide novice and seasoned teachers alike with guidelines for success during their careers. With the help of this book, you will become a confident, focused, effective and successful professional. By reading it, you will be able to become proactive in your quest to meet the needs of your students, your parents and attempt to alleviate the unforeseen pitfalls associated with the education profession. Take a long look at an empty classroom filled with desks and chairs. Think to yourself: 'What if...?' Take the contents of this book and make those 'what if's' become reality for you! The book includes chapters on addressing students needs, planning, assessment and daily classroom duties. It also offers both scholarly and Intenet references.