Who is better qualified to give tips to substitute teachers than those who are actively working substitute teachers? We found an awesome compilation of real tips from real subs on STEDI.org.
103 Tips from Substitute Teachers to Substitute Teachers by Jessica Smith
Here’s a sneak peak of some tips from the article that we love:
- Students pick up on your attitude very quickly. A calm, cheerful manner can go a long way in making the day run more smoothly! – Gail, MI
- Be polite but firm. Positive feedback gives better result than being a critic. – Chandoshi, CA
- Manage by walking around. Students expect subs to just put in their time, and, believe it or not, are quite pleased with someone who actually teaches. – Linda
Read the full article for more valuable insights from fellow subs!