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Substitute Box
Mr. Randall's hands-on program that he teaches is not always easy for a subtitute to navigate. Find out what he keeps in his "Substiture Box" that works well for the class - and the sub - when he is out.
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Substitute Reward System
Students' behavior when there's a substitute often goes awry. Here's a great tip from Ms. Snyder that helps the sub maintain class decorum while having fun doing it. Read more about "Toothy" and see if it can work for you.
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Substitute Square Expectations
This reward system allows substitute teachers to establish authority quickly and maintain order in the classroom throughout the day. With construction paper and a bag for a random drawing, Ms. Scruggs notes misbehavior and rewards good behavior.
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Substitute Teacher Introductions
Here's a great tip from a substitute teacher who knows first-hand how to set the tone for a quiet and productive class. Find out the two things she does at the beginning of the day that makes the rest of the day go by smoothly!
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Substitutes and Student Names
Being a substitute isn't made easier by not knowing the names of students. So, this teacher prepares a way for the sub to learn students' names quickly, because saying the student's name gets respect quickly, too. See how it's done.
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Successful Substitute Procedures
Ms. Baluch made life in the classroom easier for substitute educators by developing a rating system for the class and actually practicing it with her students before the substitute ever set foot in her class.
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Three Good Kids
Mr. York has a great idea to get students to behave for the substitute. He asks the substitute to identify the best three behaved children, and when Mr. York returns, the class get "the reveal". This really motivates students to "compete" for that list!
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While the Math Teacher Is Out
It's so frustrating for math teachers to miss school. Each day's lesson is so important to the next, and subs often can't teach math. Even if that is the case, it CAN be done, and Ms. Jeffrey explains how.
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