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Subbing time again!

As September draws closer and another rejection letter sails through the letterbox, it’s time to start preparing the subbing kit for another year. In this post I’ll go through some of my essentials. 802 more words

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* Survival tip #7 : Never leave class without one

Without what?  A substitute teacher!

Ask any teacher and they will tell you about the multiple times they’ve worked while sick.  Shh.  You’re not supposed to be in school with a fever.  682 more words

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My Day in Autistic Support

Yesterday I had the opportunity to teach an Early Intervention class. It was an autisitc support room that provided 1:1 support. There were several PCAs that were very welcoming and worked very well with the children. 140 more words

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The Defiant One

One day as I sat on the sofa and Blondie, in rare form, had just jumped up on the sofa with me to sniff my clean laundry, I must have made a noise that startled her or moved my big toe or something, for suddenly she somersaulted backwards off the sofa landing on all four paws. 1,053 more words



I found a container with a locking lid at the dollar store to keep all my rewards in for easy access. I also purchased a set of 100 small erasers at the dollar store. 170 more words

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With my history as a psychology major I find it very important for kids to be earning something. Coming into a classroom for a day I may not be familiar with the classroom behavior system and accountability methods. 248 more words

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Network, Network, Network

One thing I have learned is that networking is key in the field of education. Recently I ventured out into the world of twitter. I was quickly able to connect with hundreds of educators my first day. 61 more words

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