Substitute Teaching From A to ZBook - 2008
Presents anecdotes and advice on ways to become an effective substitute teacher, covering such topics as creating good relationships, acquiring the best classroom assignments, maintaining discipline, and displaying confidence in front of the class.
Pressman (education, Florida Atlantic U.) is a founding participant of Substitutes with Mentors and Realistic Teaching, a program to develop qualified, trained substitute teachers; she has 30-plus years of classroom experience. Designed for all levels of substitute teachers, from novice to experienced, as well as people who are considering giving the profession a try, Pressman's text offers a toolbox of ideas and resources for solving subbing problems. Each chapter addresses an important topic for substitute teachers. The text is alphabetically organized by chapter topic, with each chapter designed to stand alone. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Become the go-to substitute teacher that every school district is searching for.
Ask any school administrator: a top-notch substitute teacher is golden, and this book gives you the Midas touch. Substitute Teaching from A to Z is a one-stop resource, whether you’re a full-timer, just breaking in, or starting out as a career educator. Reinforced with true life tales from real substitute teachers and the stories of how they solved their biggest challenges, this book is a comprehensive guide written by a veteran teaching expert who specializes in training subs.
You'll learn insider tricks on how to:
- Show school administrators you have the right stuff for the job
- Choose the most appropriate grades, subjects, and school districts for you
- Forge great relationships with everyone you work with
- Land the best classroom assignments
- Face a new class with confidence
- Maintain discipline, work without a lesson plan, and much more