Category: Substitute Tips

Substitute Insight Series: Middle School Education
Oh, middle school, the time period is where students (ages 11-14) are not yet adults, but no longer children. During this stage, middle schoolers are often more physically mature than emotionally mature. Both boys and girls begin to become more aware of what’s happening in the world and how that affects them, and many kids start communicating...
Substitute Insight Series: Elementary Education
During the elementary school years (ages 6 - 11) children's' brains develop and they move from being concrete thinkers to individuals who are capable of more complex thoughts. Logic comes into play, and they are able to question things and consider more subjective ideas, like cause and effect. Every interaction a child has is an educational mome...
Substitute Insight Series: Developing Classroom Presence
Substitute teachers may be one of the most underappreciated positions in the professional world. Getting in front of new classes can be intimidating and it takes a strong educational professional to connect with different students. It's important to remember that since instructional time is so important, substitute teachers are an integral pa...