As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, ESS would like to take a moment to thank the courageous members of the U.S. military who gave their lives to fight for and protect our freedom. It is thanks to their sacrifice that America has become a land of limitless opportunity. As we enjoy the festivities of the long weekend, we won't forget about the significance of the holiday and the impact that so many selfless soldiers continue to have on our lives today.
One of our favorite weeks of the year has arrived! May 7-11, 2018 marks National Teacher Appreciation Week (including National Teacher Day on Tuesday the 8th). Businesses and communities throughout the US are showing some well-deserved appreciation by offering some exciting deals and freebies to teachers! We've found that many of these promotions are open to substitutes as well, when you show your employee ID.
You may have heard the saying, "There is no tired like end of the year teacher tired." As we head into May, you might indeed feel tired, but this is no time to throw in the towel. Historically, May is one of the highest months for teacher absenteeism – which is the perfect opportunity for substitutes to make some extra money before summer break!
If you feel like your fuel gauge is creeping too close to empty, try out these seven tips to make the most of this crazy time of year.
Substitute teachers may find it challenging to work with students who have autism, since the students may be thrown off by the change in routine. The first and most important concept to remember is that every child on the autism spectrum has unique abilities and challenges – therefore, every student you teach will benefit from different styles of support.