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Sunday, September 7, 2008

Teaching Tip: 10 Things For Your Substitute Teacher Folder

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Put these 10 things into a folder and you can rest easy! Veteran teachers share their experience.
1. Class list(s).
2. A description of your routine.
3. School forms and passes.
4. 2-days of emergency lesson plans.
5. Related puzzles.
6. Review work.
7. Rewards.
8. School map/floor plans highlighting important locations.
9. Writing prompts and starters.
10. Seating charts.

Inspiring Quotes

“I am a teacher. A teacher is someone who leads. There is no magic here. I do not walk on water, I do not part the sea. I just love children.”
— Marva Collins

“The best way to cheer yourself up is to cheer everybody else up.”
— Mark Twain

“Teachers are those who use themselves as bridges, over which they invite their students to cross; then having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create bridges of their own.”
— Nikos Kazantzakis

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