Blog

Celebrate an Exciting Halloween Without Candy: The Ultimate Classroom Guide

Trick or treat! The spooky season is upon us and while we’re all for a good sugar rush, we also know that as an educator, teaching a classroom full of students who’ve eaten too much candy isn’t easy.

While Halloween candy is a huge part of traditional trick-or-treating excitement, some students may have allergies or dietary sensitivities that might leave them out of the celebrations.

Luckily, we’ve compiled the best spooky activities and alternative goodies to candy to have your kids howling with excitement!

how to engage students substitute teacher

6 Easy Classroom Management Tips For The Substitute Teacher

Even for experienced, certified educators, finding new and creative ways to keep students engaged can be daunting.

But now the regular teacher is gone and you’ve entered a school you’ve never visited before to sub a class you’ve never met before. Now that’s a challenging job!

Preparation is key for stellar substitute teachers.

The following tips will help you keep your students from squirming in their seats and actually working on the assignments.

Elements of Drama Worksheet

Bring drama (the good kind) into the classroom and get your students excited to perform with this easy visual.

You’ll have the elements of drama: tools, plot, structure, setting, cast of characters all in one sheet! Your kids will be able to increase imagination and confidence in their drama building skills.