Why is teaching worth it? It's a valid question. We all know that teachers deal with a lot … [Read More...] about Why Is Teaching Worth It?
Being a substitute teacher is hard work. Taking over a classroom teacher's lesson plans, navigating different buildings, and getting to know (and leaving) staff members are some of the challenges of a career in substitute teaching. Perhaps, the most difficult thing about being a guest teacher, however, is gaining the respect of a classroom full of students that don’t know you very well or at all. … [Read more...] about How to get Students to Respect You as a Substitute Teacher
Inside: Grab your maternity leave sub plans freebie! Preparing for maternity leave as a teacher is a lot of work! There is a lot of material and information to get together for your substitute teacher. Not to mention, you've also got a lot of planning and preparation going on at home too- and you're likely feeling sick a good portion of your time, too! That's why I put together this Maternity … [Read more...] about Maternity Leave Sub Plan Lesson Freebie
Inside: How to prepare for a substitute teacher Whether you’ll be gone for a day or two or need a long term sub, it’s so important to know how to prepare for a substitute teacher. Preparing ahead of time is ideal so you don't have to stress when it is time to take a day off- whether you need to call in sick, or just for personal days. … [Read more...] about How to Prepare for a Substitute Teacher
Inside: Grab your free seating chart pages! Seating charts are an important management tool. However, they can also need to be re-arranged often. Sometimes you think an arrangement may be best, only to find that the two kids next to each other won't stop chatting. (And of course... there's that one kid who will chat with anyone, too!) I've got some FREE printables to help you put together … [Read more...] about Free Seating Chart Pages
Good classroom management is shown through a classroom that runs smoothly. It’s not always about compliant, quiet students sitting in row. It’s demonstrated through the respect to learning and people your students exhibit in the classroom. Part of classroom management is keeping things organized and holding students accountable. These favorite classroom management items will help your classroom … [Read more...] about Favorite Classroom Management Items