Back to Supply Teaching: Being a Meaningful Substitute Teacher

Robert DunlopBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: A substitute/supply teacher subs wherever they are needed. Substitute teachers do not have to struggle in the classroom. Find ways to make your presence positive, supportive, and engaging. Having a different mindset will improve your day and your students. Back to Supply Teaching: Being a Meaningful Substitute Teacher Rob Dunlop joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to talk … Read More

Teacher Authenticity: Be You, Not Them

Justin ComegysBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: Be authentic in the classroom. Make connections with children through purposeful activities such as games. Develop classroom norms together and review them often. Take time daily to self-reflect and make a plan for the next day. Justin joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to chat about teacher authenticity. Click here to watch! Be Authentic We often hear about … Read More

Parent Communication

Jessica ReedBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: There are various ways to communicate with parents: set expectations and use technology. Set expectations and parameters around response times. Tip: Have positive interactions with parents. There are various ways parent communication can be enhanced through technology: Remind, FlipGrid, email, and Google Voice. Jessica joined Rae on the Daily Drop In to chat about Parent Communication Refresh. Click here … Read More