From becoming a substitute teacher to classroom management best practices, here are the latest tips for finding success as a sub and keeping students engaged.
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How to survive a tough substitute assignment
Maybe you knew it from the minute you walked in the door, or maybe it didn’t hit until the lesson wrapped up, but there’s no denying it. This class is hard to handle. Whether they’re spirited fourth graders who won’t…LEARN MORE
How substitute teachers can engage their students
A great first impression can make your day in the classroom a success. Students of all ages can quickly pick up on their substitute teacher’s expectations, classroom management style, personality, and credibility. To get the best out of your first…LEARN MORE
What do the best substitute teachers do differently?
Schools don’t just want anybody filling in at their school — they want the best. And here at Swing, we’ve made it our business to know what sets great subs apart from the pack. Here’s what the very best substitute…LEARN MORE
9 things substitutes need to know before school starts
The other teachers at the school where you’re substitute teaching are an invaluable resource for you. They can help you create a successful subbing experience. Here are 9 essential questions to ask them. 1. What are the current lesson plans?…LEARN MORE