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Advantages of Technology in Education: Techniques for Streamlining Substitute Teacher Placement
Technology enhances so many areas of our daily lives, and education is no exception. School administrators rely on a variety of technology applications to keep district operations running smoothly. These include student information systems, e-commerce and enterprise software, point-of-sale programs for food service, and the list goes on.  Substitute teacher placement is one area where
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What Is a Full-Time Substitute Teacher?
Though “full-time” and “substitute teacher” may seem like mutually exclusive terms, there is a highly specialized and valuable subset of professional substitutes that fit the criteria for both. These are educators who make themselves available every day to fill teacher absences. Full-time substitute teachers can be a true asset to the districts they serve. Understanding
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Congratulations to Our May Employees of the Month!
Each month, our partner school districts submit glowing reviews of our employees, from which we select four employees of the month. We’re pleased to recognize our honorees from May 2019!
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What Are Special Education Substitute Teacher Requirements?
When a special education teacher is absent, a qualified substitute teacher should be available to step in and provide expert coverage. Unfortunately, teacher shortage data tells us that special education is one of the most common critical shortage areas across the US. In fact, a 2014 STEDI report says that 73% of uncovered classes were
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What Happens When A Teacher Doesn’t Show Up?
Most school administrators have been there: arriving early in the morning only to learn that there is no substitute available to cover a teacher’s absence. The ensuing scramble may involve dividing the class into small groups and assigning them to other teachers’ classrooms for the day. Or it might mean scheduling all available staff, including
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How a Substitute Teacher Should Implement Art Lesson Plans
Whether as a stand-alone subject or integrated into other content area lessons, art is a fun and creative way to engage students in meaningful learning. It offers an opportunity for the individual or collaborative application of the problem-solving and design processes. Art appeals to and supports a variety of diverse learners. Lessons may be conducted
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Substitute Teacher Staffing Agency: Ways to Save Time & Money
With teacher shortages plaguing many school districts and states, there has never been a better time to examine the benefits of working with a substitute teacher staffing agency. From easing the need for year-round recruitment efforts to the efficient ongoing management of substitute employees, partnering with a quality agency relieves you of not only the
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Work 5+ Days in June for a Chance to Win These Awesome Prizes!
We have some exciting news – we’ve decided to carry out our monthly raffle throughout the summer! If you work 5+ days in June, you’ll automatically earn an entry into our monthly drawing. The more days you work, the more chances you gain to win one of these awesome prizes! 
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Congratulations to Our May 2019 Raffle Winners!
Each month, we give away more than $1,000 worth of exciting prizes to some lucky employees who meet or exceed certain work frequency and performance qualifications. We want to reward our most dedicated people with an opportunity to win something big! We’re pleased to announce the winners of last month’s raffle:
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A Comprehensive Substitute Lesson Plan Template for Any Class
Lesson plans provide a roadmap for successful learning experiences. They lay out the key steps for instruction as a guide for the teacher, in a sequence that optimizes learning for the students. Lesson plans are based on educational standards. They draw upon key content resources, such as textbooks and literature, and may require supplementary materials
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