Articles for tag: Substitute Teaching

Karla News

Substitute Teacher Survival Kit

Substitute teaching can be a very rewarding job, but it can also be extremely frustrating. As a substitute teacher, you will be marked as an easy target for behavior problems, and students will test you. Lesson plans might be missing or confusing and you might find yourself with a class full of kids and nothing ...

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How to Get Substitute Teacher Jobs

Substitute teaching can be a great job for students, for moms of school aged children, and for anyone seeking temporary or part time work. While pay is usually relatively low, the flexibility and work environment make up for it. Substitute teachers can, at times, work very hard, but there is generally – especially at the ...

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Ten Facts About Substitute Teaching

Fact #1: The pay is lousy and you won’t get benefits. While full-time teachers are now getting better and better pay, and districts are offering more and more benefits to stay competitive, substitute teachers make an impressive lousy amount to do what is, essentially, glorified babysitting. Because substitutes are not considered full-time employees, even when ...

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Games for Substitute Teaching

Every substitute teacher has been there – it was a last minute call from the teacher and the only lesson plans you have are busy work that the students are expected to work on quietly. Ideally, this should make life easier for you because you do not have to teach and manage an activity. But ...

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Substitute Teaching: Blessing or a Bane?

Joining the ranks of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) teachers, fondly called “New York’s Brightest,” is a dream of every prospective teaching candidate. This has been extremely difficult over the past two years, especially for certified teachers that recently graduated from an accredited college or university, due to the New York City ...