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Classroom Organization Items you will Love

Inside: Check out these classroom organization items that we love! This school year have and keep your resolution to get your classroom organized! There are so many easy, affordable products to keep your classroom in order all year long. Try these favorite classroom organization items to help get your year off on the right foot! (Notice: this post contains affiliate links. See disclaimer).  JOIN NEARLY 20,000 EDUCATORS LIKE YOU! Subscribe to get access to my FREE sub plans, sub binder forms & more! You’ll also get blog updates, subscriber deals, promotions, and more via email.You also agree to our Privacy

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Don’t Consume Yourself with Teacher Burnout and Stress

Teacher Burnout: ”A good teacher is like a candle. It consumes itself to light the way for others.” Full disclaimer. I love inspirational teacher quotes. I love posting them on the Wife Teacher Mommy Facebook page, Instagram, and Pinterest to inspire teachers. I truly believe surrounding ourselves with positive thinking and inspiration is a good thing- something we should all be doing, in fact. And I think all inspirational quotes have good intentions behind them. But this one just BUGS me. So I decided to write this blog post about it. Like any analogy, this quote seems to inspire. A teacher,

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How to get Students to Respect You as a Substitute Teacher

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. Knowing how to get students to respect you as a substitute teacher will help your sub jobs go smoothly and make your career a lot more rewarding. Try these simple tips to help earn

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Maternity Leave Sub Plan Lesson Freebie

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 Leave Sub Plan freebie just for you! JOIN NEARLY 20,000 EDUCATORS LIKE YOU! Subscribe to get access to my FREE sub plans, sub binder forms & more! You’ll also

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How to Prepare for a Substitute Teacher

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.  JOIN NEARLY 20,000 EDUCATORS LIKE YOU! Subscribe to get access to my FREE sub plans, sub binder forms & more! You’ll also get blog updates, subscriber deals, promotions, and more via email.You

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Free Seating Chart Pages

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 your seating charts. The ideal way to use them is with the small sticky notes like this and cut them in half. Then, you can write your student’s names on them and

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