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Three Day Weekend... Finally! 

Monday was President’s Day, so there was no school. I have been so busy lately, I didn’t even notice until last week. I happened to look at the school’s schedule and there it was, that color-coded day to indicate there was no school. 539 more words


Down With the Sickness

I have strep.

Awesome, right?

This is one of the joys of being a teacher, substitute or not. You get sick. ALL THE TIME.

I typically don’t get sick. 183 more words


Secret Struggles of Substitutes

By Stacey Figueiredo

If you have ever been in a situation in which you do not feel at all prepared, adequate, or remotely in control while still being the “adult in the room,” you have some idea of what it is to be a substitute teacher. 1,588 more words


Ex-N.J. Substitute Teacher Accused Of Child Pornography, Sexual Communication With Young Girls

LYNDHURST, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A former substitute teacher from Lyndhurst, New Jersey was charged with exchanging sexually explicit videos with young girls through the internet and social media. 209 more words


After an Injury: Strategies for a Successful Return the your Classroom

The Question: I am returning to work after three months due to an injury. I’m experiencing some serious confidence issues after being gone so long. My sub really had to take ownership of the class due to the suddenness of my leave. 1,149 more words

Classroom Management

Local Substitute Teacher Very Purposefully Mispronouncing Names on Attendance Sheet

AUSTIN, TX- Working very diligently to mispronounce names on the attendance sheet while taking roll in a freshman class, local substitute teacher Ralph Emerson, 35, was reportedly thoroughly enjoying himself. 83 more words


First Week of Student Teaching: The Substitute Teacher

I think it’s safe to say that I’ve had one of the most unique experiences as a student teacher during my first week in my school. 624 more words