Can You See the Cow:
A Primer for the Beginning Teacher
So, you decided to be a teacher.

Yeah? Us, too.

Teaching, we’ve discovered, is like
paddling a leaky boat up a year long

We want to help you be ready, save
you some time… help you paddle for a

CYSTC is a must read for every novice
“Stephen Lanham and Donna Brockman have written a
must read book for both new and experienced teachers.
It reinforces my view that outstanding teachers must
have human skills (the ability to relate to others,)
technical skills (knowledge of their subject matter) and
conceptual skills (the insight to plan and anticipate
problems). I recommend Can You See the Cow as
required reading for all new teachers.”
-Dr. Jon E.  Draud - Kentucky Commissioner of