What’s Inside? Key Traits of a Good Substitute Substitute Teacher Self-Assessment Quiz The role of a substitute teacher is a dynamic adventure demanding versatility, adaptability, and a passion for education. It’s an opportunity to engage with diverse students, shape young minds, and be a hero in the classroom. But how do you know if you… Read more »
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What’s Inside? Adhering to the Lesson Plan Classroom Management Critical Thinking Communication Collaboration Creativity Today, we’re diving into the world of substitute teachers, unpacking the nitty-gritty of what they do and why it matters. Substitute teachers are not just fill-ins; they’re the chameleons of education, juggling a plethora of responsibilities that keep the learning ship… Read more »
What’s Inside? Start Your School Day Off Right Connecting with Your Students How to End the School Day Become a Substitute Ready to launch your substitute teaching journey on a positive note? Remember, you’re not just stepping in for the regular teacher; you’re the captain of the classroom ship! A great day as a substitute… Read more »
In a world where knowledge is power, there are few with greater influence than teachers. They are champions of education, dedicating their lives to shaping young minds and inspiring generations of students to love learning. This year for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12) we’re celebrating the unsung heroes of the education world: substitute teachers. To… Read more »
Whether you’re already a substitute teacher or considering becoming one, you may not realize the power of your job or its potential to make a difference in your local community. The role of a substitute teacher is made up of more than just filling in for absent educators — it’s an opportunity to help foster… Read more »
Are you looking for a job that offers flexibility, variety, and the opportunity to assist a younger generation? Substitute teaching could be the job for you! As a substitute teacher, you get to teach different subjects or grade levels – no two days are ever alike. Plus, you get the autonomy to pursue your passion… Read more »
It’s like learning how to ride a bike. The more you do it, the better you get. And with training wheels, you forget the scary unknowns and enjoy the ride. Subbing can be the training wheels you need to naturally transition from your current job to the role of full-time teacher. Are you ready to make a positive difference in the lives of others? Here’s how substitute teaching can get you there.
Being a substitute teacher is no easy task. Some students see a day without their normal classroom teacher as “free time,” which can result in misbehavior that makes it harder to do your job. If you are experiencing turmoil in the classroom, you’re not alone. By taking time to understand the root cause of misbehavior, substitute teachers can help students succeed.
Do your students seem extra fidgety? Perhaps you are seeing a room full of blank stares or a student or two is seemingly frustrated with their work. Ding Ding Ding! Those are just a couple of indicators that it is time for a Brain Break! Quick brain breaks during or in between lessons are important for student learning, and can relieve students’ frustration, stress and anxiety.
What does a substitute teacher look like? A stay-at-home mom who wants to spend more time with her kids? A college student wanting to grow their skills before becoming a full-time teacher? Or a retiree who is looking for something to do in their free time? The answer is all of the above, and more.