We are thrilled to unveil a new look to Swing Education! Since we started this journey three years ago, we have been relentlessly focused on solving the substitute teacher shortage problem. The average student will spend about six months of their school career with a substitute, and it is a critical function we must get right for our education … Read More
The other teachers at the school where you’re subbing for are an invaluable resource for you and can help you create a successful subbing experience. Here are 7 essential questions to ask. 1. What are the current lesson plans? The best way for you to keep students on track and engaged is to get your hands on their regular … Read More
To help you prepare for your first day in a new classroom, we’ve built this handy substitute teacher checklist. Feel free to tailor it to your own needs! Download the checklist here. From the school Student handbook School schedule Emergency protocol info Attendance procedure Class list Wifi passwords Keys Out-of-class procedures (bathroom, water fountain, etc.) School-wide behavior management plan Directory … Read More
You have an important job as a sub. You go into classrooms that are without a teacher and keep students on track. What’s more, you help students through the tough transitions that can come from school staffing issues, and you serve the schools that need the most help. To make your job easier, we’ve put together this comprehensive list of … Read More
Substitute teaching takes skill. You don’t just need to be a great educator. You also need to be flexible, organized, and ready for adventure. Do you have what it takes? Take this quiz to find out.
Let’s face it, even if you love your job, it comes with its challenges. The students take their time getting used to you, the teacher you’re subbing for doesn’t always leave you prepared, and often you may feel like you’re just winging it.So, if you’re feeling stressed out, here are some quick ways to achieve a little relaxation and peace as a substitute educator.