Discover Your Hidden Superpower: Could You Be the Ultimate Substitute Teacher?


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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 »

Unveiling the Duties and Responsibilities of a Substitute Teacher


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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 »

A Day in the Life of a Substitute Teacher


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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 »

Celebrating Subs: The Unsung Heroes of Education


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 »

Why Substitute Teaching Might Be The Perfect Job For You


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 »

3 Ways Subbing Helps You Become a Full-Time Teacher


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.

Sub Survival Guide: How to Address Challenging Classroom Behavior


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.

Brain Breaks: How to refocus your classroom


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.