Each month, our partner school districts submit glowing reviews about excellent employees, from which we select one substitute and one permanent employee of the month. We're pleased to honor our March winners!
In light of recent tragedy surrounding school violence, schools are cracking down on security measures to ensure their inhabitants' safety. We believe that the best way to remain safe is to be proactive rather than reactive in matters regarding safety and emergency situations. Here are six quick tips to help you prepare for the unknown:
Preparing young students to go to (or return from) lunch, specials, or assemblies is one of the often overlooked but highly important and challenging responsibilities of a teacher. The sudden change of pace and scenery can make students rowdy and talkative. Without well-established procedures in place, substitutes may find it especially difficult to maintain control during these transitions.
If you've ever taught at an elementary school, you know that students often come back to your classroom after lunch or recess in a rowdy stampede of excited chatter and movement. The winter can be especially troublesome since students are generally kept indoors for recess, without much of a chance to expend some of their pent up energy.