Sub plans. They are the bane of teacher's existence! Okay, so that may be a little dramatic, but I don't think it's something any teacher can say they enjoy. I mean, think about it! What other job do you have to do MORE work to call sick than to just go into work and suffer through the day? Planning for a substitute is no joke! It's no wonder that teachers don't always take their days off … [Read more...] about Free Sub Plans for Elementary School Teachers
As you prepare for the new school year, one major goal may be optimizing your classroom organization! From writing your lesson plans, organizing files, and making sure supplies are in the right place, this GROWING list of classroom organization tips will help you start the year out right. (Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. See disclosure.) 1. Make your own lesson organizer. … [Read more...] about Classroom Organization Tips: Our Big Growing List!
You get the call. You’re subbing today! No matter what building you’re reporting to, what content area you’re teaching in, or what grade level you’re teaching, you’ll want to be prepared for anything that comes your way. These 6 tips will help you know how to be a prepared substitute teacher. … [Read more...] about How To Be a Prepared Substitute Teacher
Dealing with Seating Chart Woes? These tips may help you with creating your seating charts! Teaching is not just about lessons and grading. Classroom management is a huge part of your job! Part of managing behaviors in the classroom is knowing how to organize and set up your room to help your students learn effectively. One of the most important steps is creating seating charts. Here are … [Read more...] about Clever Tips for Smarter Seating Charts
Here are 5 Reasons Teachers Don't Use Their Sick Days... and 5 reasons why YOU should! For every classroom crawling with kiddos, there is a teacher that is exposed to an assortment of germs. Yes, teachers get sick, and unfortunately, it can happen more than once a year. However, many teachers drag their tired selves to school, avoiding calling a sub and taking one for the team. Teachers are … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Teachers Don’t Use Their Sick Days