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How to Fix the Substitute Teacher Shortage

People miss work from time to time; it is an unavoidable fact of life. In education, substitute teachers help to fill this void; however, I have yet to see a school district that has a surplus of subs. 667 more words


Life as a Substitute Teacher

Where I live full-time teaching jobs are hard to come by. I graduated last year with my masters degree in education, and low and behold there were and still are no secondary history/government teaching jobs available within an hour in any direction  from my house. 1,046 more words


Is it very different, teaching high school kids?

So I’m still quit. I’m quitted. I have quot. But I haven’t died yet, nor have I saved up very much for the rejuvenation that is old age. 681 more words


Police: Substitute Teacher Encouraged Students To Smoke Pot

SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have charged a former substitute teacher who they say encouraged middle school students to smoke pot and gave one student a vaping device. 127 more words

Post-Grad/Hiatus Update

Hi and happy fall season y’all!

It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to sit down and write, so I appreciate y’all for being patient with me. 409 more words

Substitute Teaching Provides What Student Teaching Lacks

Student teaching is great good. There are lessons that can only be learned during this semester, e.g. lesson planning, collaborative skills, professionalism, etc. With a strong cooperating teacher, the growth during this time gives the potential educator a fantastic head start; however, it doesn’t teach everything. 1,088 more words