Do you remember when a teacher or school staff member was especially kind to you? If so, then you know how vital it is for students to have support from the adults around them. Each student matters when it comes to education. As a paraprofessional, you’ll have the opportunity to ensure that each student, regardless of the support they need, has the resources they need to succeed.
You were late to school, your students weren’t engaged, your computer froze, you forgot to print the worksheets, and to top it off, your coffee is cold. Here’s how to survive a bad day as a substitute teacher!
Since February is Black History Month (BHM), this is the perfect opportunity to start celebrating Black history! Here are several influential Black figures and institutions promoting Black health and wellness that you can teach to your class!
Houston schools are struggling to fill their teacher vacancies and students are seeing bigger classroom sizes and less classroom support. Help your local schools by becoming a Houston substitute teacher now!
Did you know that schools across Arizona are struggling to fill their teacher vacancies? Luckily, you can help your local schools by becoming a substitute teacher in Arizona!
It’s easy to forget that when you’re sharing your screen with your online class, your students will see EVERYTHING that you’re sharing. And we mean everything!
See our video tutorial and step-by-step guide on the best screen-sharing practices in the virtual classroom.
The deadline for all Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) employees to get fully vaccinated has been moved to November 15. Learn about what this means for you as a substitute teacher now!
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!
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.
Whether you need to keep track of the attendance sheet or whip up activities when the lesson plan is missing, here’s what to bring in your substitute teacher bag to be prepared for a great day.