How to Succeed as a Substitute Teacher : Everything You Need from Start to Finish

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  • Copyright: 2007-11-13
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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This handbook provides tools to help substitute teachers walk into a new classroom, create a positive environment, and deliver instruction that meets curriculum standards.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Preface: A Message to All Substitute Teachersp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
About the Authorp. xvii
Introductionp. xix
Why Substitute Teachers Are Importantp. xix
How Do You Define Success?p. xx
Welcome to Substitute Teaching!p. 1
Different Work Opportunities That May Be Available to Youp. 1
Types of Schoolsp. 2
Types of Programsp. 4
Variations in Schedulingp. 7
Average Payp. 8
Pros and Consp. 10
The Good!p. 10
The Not-So-Goodp. 12
Tips to Take With Youp. 13
Food for Thoughtp. 14
Setting Sail as a Subp. 17
Getting Started in Your New Jobp. 18
Parkingp. 19
At the School Site: Information and Material to Look For Upon Arrivalp. 19
Substitute Teacher Responsibilitiesp. 21
Legal Issuesp. 22
Substitute Teacher Suppliesp. 23
Welcome Back, Kotter: Teaching Where You Were Once Taughtp. 25
Tips to Take With Youp. 26
Food for Thoughtp. 27
General Classroom Proceduresp. 29
Sample School Schedulesp. 29
A Day in Kindergartenp. 30
A Day in Elementary Schoolp. 30
A Day in Secondary Schoolp. 31
Three Important "To-Do" Listsp. 32
Things to Do Before Classp. 32
Things to Do During Classp. 34
Things to Do After Schoolp. 36
Working Together: Paraprofessionalsp. 37
Lesson Planning in a Nutshellp. 37
Lesson Plan Templatep. 39
Things to Remember When Planning a Lessonp. 40
When Does a Sub Need a Lesson Plan?p. 41
Tips to Take With Youp. 42
Food for Thoughtp. 42
Making the Most of Your Positionp. 45
Benefits of Networkingp. 45
Meeting and Greeting 101p. 46
Staying in Touchp. 48
Staying in Touch With Peoplep. 49
Staying in Touch With Informationp. 51
Applying the 13,000-Hour Apprenticeship of Observation to Substitute Teachingp. 52
The Learner's Autobiographyp. 53
Respecting Cultural Diversityp. 54
Tips to Take With Youp. 55
Food for Thoughtp. 55
Eight Classroom Management Tips to Make Your Job Easierp. 57
Attitudep. 58
What Would You Do?p. 59
Rules, Authority, and Leadershipp. 60
What Would You Do?p. 63
Using a Gimmickp. 64
What Would You Do?p. 65
Getting to Know the Studentsp. 66
What Would You Do?p. 68
Dealing With Disruptionsp. 69
What Would You Do?p. 71
Flexibilityp. 72
What Would You Do?p. 74
Developing Mutual Respectp. 76
What Would You Do?p. 78
Preventing Problemsp. 78
What Would You Do?p. 80
Tips to Take With Youp. 81
Food for Thoughtp. 81
Staying Safep. 83
Unfortunately It Can Happen...p. 83
Protect Yourselfp. 84
Protect the Studentsp. 85
Protect Your Stuffp. 86
Protect School Propertyp. 87
Tips to Take With Youp. 88
Food for Thoughtp. 88
A Final Wordp. 89
Resourcesp. 91
State-by-State Informationp. 91
Substitute Teacher's Logp. 111
Elementary School Sub Reportp. 112
Secondary School Sub Reportp. 114
Online Sources of Free Materials for Teachers and Substitutesp. 116
Glossaryp. 119
Referencesp. 125
Suggested Readingsp. 127
Indexp. 131
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