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Cards for Substitute Educators
Ms. Newman uses index cards and labels to help substitutes with a variety of tasks: taking roll, tracking behavior, assigning groups, etc. Read about how using this simple stack of cards can make life easier for you, the sub, and your students.
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Class Note
I like to leave a note for the class when I am absent. On a transparency, I leave the class a letter describing why I am absent, what the plan is for class, and a quick reminder of my expectations. I ...
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Classroom Help
Place an ad next year to hire classroom help. Motivate students to stay employed by doing a good job.
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Classroom Help
Place an ad next year to hire classroom help. Get your students motivated to help and stay employed by doing a good job.
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Computer Template I
To avoid writing the same substitute instructions every time I am absent, I designed a computer template with details about each class. I add information pertinent to the date I will be gone and print...
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Computer Template II
My substitute template is not complicated. On the word processor, I simply save my plans and the next time I need a sub, I go back, delete the old information and add new material for that day's lesso...
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Computer Template III
I carry the substitute template one step further. I save my schedule template as a word file, then if I need to be absent on short notice, or if I am unprepared, I can quickly type in lessons and nece...
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Computer Template IV
I have my substitute template on my computer at home and either fax or e-mail plans to school when I am unexpectedly absent. It only takes a few minutes to insert the appropriate instructions for each...
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Daily Helpers
I keep a spreadsheet with the names of all the students for each of my classes organized in alphabetical order on my computer. I use this list to assign daily helpers for each class period. The list i...
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Desk Binder
Ms. Rayner has an efficient method for filing all of her daily paperwork in a single desk binder. Learn how she organizes attendance, seating charts, lesson plans, and other essential information, which substitute educators will find especially valuable.
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