When Students Finish Early
When Students Finish Early

Ideas for keeping students busy.

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Saying “Yes” Whenever Possible
Saying “Yes” Whenever Possible

Gone are the days when teachers are afraid of granting student’s requests because they fear losing control of their class. After teaching for a while, saying no may become a knee-jerk reaction with either a verbal reprimand, a hard stare, ignoring, or a look of disapproval. In the past, all forms of no, whether implied or explicit were a dominant aspect of classroom interaction. However, education has adopted the consumer model where the customer is always right. Teachers have had to make a paradigm shift to becoming caring teachers who make students interests, needs, and desires important factors in their classroom interactions.

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30 Ways to Become Requested as a Substitute Teacher
30 Ways to Become Requested as a Substitute Teacher

Review this list of suggestions on how to become requested as a substitute teacher in your school district.

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Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Autism
Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Autism

There are many challenging aspects of being in the classroom. One of those challenges is knowing and understanding various disabilities that students may have and knowing effective strategies for teaching each of those students. Autism could be one of the most complicated of those disabilities because it manifests itself so differently in each student. This article will in nowise cover all the information that is available about autism, but it is meant as a brief introduction to some effective strategies for assisting students with autism.

 

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Showing Students You Trust Them
Showing Students You Trust Them

We hear time and time again that we should avoid power struggles with students. This is excellent advice and something we should work to do. At times, however, it is hard to know how to avoid power struggles. One way to avoid such power struggles is to simply walk away.

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3 Responses

gildas alou says:
January 5, 2013, 9:39 AM

Great handbook training.

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Steven Zoncki says:
October 19, 2013, 4:14 AM

As a new Sub this is such a welcome resource for me. Thanks.

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Lawrence Borden says:
October 31, 2013, 2:14 PM

Great Course!!

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