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Substitutes Needed: School Districts Expect High Demand for Substitutes

Substitutes Needed: School Districts Expect High Demand for Substitutes

According to a USA Today report, schools and school districts are deepening their pools of substitute teachers.  With the uncertainty of the virus and teacher uncertainty about entering the classroom, substitutes are in high demand for

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Are Your Substitutes Trained and Ready for School in 2020-2021?

Are Your Substitutes Trained and Ready for School in 2020-2021?

Over the course of a kindergarten through 12th-grade education, the average student will spend an entire school year with a substitute teacher according to Education Week.  Teachers cannot avoid bringing in a substitute teacher.  Teachers

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Falling In Love With The Virtual Online Substitute Training Application | software for school administrators

The Virtual Substitute Training Application is an online substitute training  program that allows you to quickly and efficiently train your substitute teachers. Here are just a few ways that the Virtual Substitute Training Application can help you

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Goodbye Summer, Hello New School Year!

Goodbye Summer, Hello New School Year!

  Simple Tips for Starting off a Great New School Year Every teacher experiences the same dilemma each year, “How am I going to make this new school year great?”. It’s been said a thousand times before but how will you turn those words in to

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App-Garden Opens Its Virtual Sub Training to the Public; No Longer Only for School Districts

App-Garden Opens Its Virtual Sub Training to the Public; No Longer Only for School Districts

App-Garden’s Virtual Sub Training has revolutionized the way school districts onboard and trains substitutes. The convenience and ease of completing Substitute Orientation and Effective Substitute Training allow districts and

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Substitute Shortage in the U.S. and how training can help decrease it

Substitute Shortage in the U.S. and how training can help decrease it

Chances are if you’re working in K12 education, you’re already aware of the current substitute teacher shortage, but are you familiar with the why behind the shortage? And, more importantly, are you aware of proactive ways to prevent a

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Well-Trained Substitutes Mean Higher Expectations and Quality - Substitute Teacher Training

Well-Trained Substitutes Mean Higher Expectations and Quality - Substitute Teacher Training

Think back to a day when you arrived at school to find your usual teacher was out sick and a substitute was present instead. What was your initial reaction? How did you view the substitute? Many students, then and now, view substitute

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Consistency is Key in Substitute Training

Consistency is Key in Substitute Training

Consistency is key, or so the saying goes, but what is at the heart of this quip? Is consistency really the key, and if so, how does consistency contribute to substitute training? Research shows, in multiple disciplines and industries,

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Importance of Substitute Teachers Receiving Training

Importance of Substitute Teachers Receiving Training

With students being led by substitute teachers for 5-8% of the year, quality substitute teacher training is essential to preserving the learning environment for students. (Stapczuk, 1994). Gone are the days when substitutes were

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Characteristics of an Effective Substitute Teacher

Characteristics of an Effective Substitute Teacher

When a full-time teacher is unable to be in their own classroom, an effective substitute must step in, often with minimal knowledge of what to expect. When substitute teachers are prepared with a passion for sharing knowledge as well as

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Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers

Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers

Emergency Procedures for Substitute Teachers and How to Best Prepare Them Every day, teachers struggle with the thought of being out of the classroom due to sickness or other reasons for fear that the substitute  won’t be prepared to handle all

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Tips To Being Successful in an Interim Leadership position as a Substitute Teacher

Tips To Being Successful in an Interim Leadership position as a Substitute Teacher

Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher - Continued

Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher - Continued

As a substitute teacher, knowing how to work with different age groups is very important. The App-Garden’s Online Substitute Teacher Training  program instructs potential substitutes on how to work with various age groups. For this specific post,

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Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher

Working With Different Age Groups As A Substitute Teacher

Keys To Classroom Excellence for substitute teachers

Keys To Classroom Excellence for substitute teachers

Within the classroom, there are many ways to ensure overall classroom excellence. Ensuring that substitute teachers who may not have extensive classroom experience understand these concepts is key to their classroom excellence. Our online

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Virtual Substitute Training Keeps Your Content Consistent

Virtual Substitute Training Keeps Your Content Consistent

What Learning Styles Are In Your Classroom?

What Learning Styles Are In Your Classroom?

Throughout every classroom, different learning styles are displayed and even sometimes overlooked. Understanding each learning style has a very great importance for the performance of each of your students.  Students learn in different ways and

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Why Understanding Classroom Diversity Is Important

Why Understanding Classroom Diversity Is Important

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou

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Leading By Example, Filling In The Tabula Rasa

Leading By Example, Filling In The Tabula Rasa

Danielle Emspak, a head teacher at Monteclare Children’s School, has seen the best and the worst during her six years as a preschool teacher and has learned about leading by example. Many teachers like Danielle experience day to day problems

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Maslow over Mastery - training substitute teachers how to understand this

Maslow over Mastery - training substitute teachers how to understand this

“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists they become the best they can possibly be.” – Rita Pierson

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5 Reasons To Become A Part-Time Substitute Teacher | software for school administrators

5 Reasons To Become A Part-Time Substitute Teacher | software for school administrators

Why is being a part-time substitute teacher one of the most enriching and rewarding part time jobs? Being a part-time substitute teacher gives you both a rewarding way to earn money as well as an amazing sense of giving back to the

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Common Challenges for Substitute Teachers And How To Manage Them

Common Challenges for Substitute Teachers And How To Manage Them

Being a substitute teacher is not easy. Dealing with an unfamiliar environment difficult students are some of the common challenges for substitute teachers. Try these tips to enhance your substitute teaching experience.

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The Best Option For Training Substitute Teachers | software for school administrators

The Best Option For Training Substitute Teachers | software for school administrators

Substitute teachers are vital to a school district’s operation. Whether big or small, a district relies on substitutes, sometimes from the very first day. We hear from districts all across the country that having a substitute teacher ready to

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