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sub success blog round up 2023

2023 Sub Success Roundup

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As 2023 draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve accomplished this year and what has resonated with you the most.

So, before we jump ahead to the new year, let’s review our most clicked on resources from the past year:

50 quick activities for when sub lessons run short

There’s a reason this post was a substitute favorite. With dozens of creative projects, movement based activities, and thought experiments, we’ve got you covered for when that lesson plan doesn’t quite make it to the bell. Rather than waste valuable learning time, come equipped with unique activities (such as these!) to engage your students. Take a peek, we’ve got something for every grade level!

5 reasons substitute teaching is an ideal side hustle

While full-time teaching may not provide the work-life balance you’re looking for, going into the classroom as a sub can be an exhilarating and rewarding experience with perks such as reliable pay, a flexible schedule, and supplemental income. In turn, student learning stays on track with an uninterrupted school day. If you’re still on the fence, check out these five reasons that substitute teaching is the ideal side hustle.

What a typical day looks like for substitute teachers

If you’re thinking about becoming a substitute teacher, you’re likely wondering what subs do all day. Check out our easy to follow guide on what you can expect on a typical day.

What to wear as a substitute teacher

With every new classroom you sub for, you’ll be making a first impression. What you wear sets the tone for how students view you and it can also affect how you carry yourself, influencing your demeanor and productivity. Many schools outline their expectations for dress code prior to your first day, but if not, we’ve got you covered.

What to do on your first day as a substitute teacher

Your first day in a new classroom can be overwhelming and challenging. We’re here to equip you with the best possible tools to ensure you leave a positive first impression. Feel confident in the classroom with these four tips.

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