Substitute Teaching from A to Z by Barbara PressmanSubstitute Teaching from A to Z by Barbara Pressman

Substitute Teaching from A to Z

byBarbara Pressman

Paperback | October 8, 2007

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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
Barbara Pressman is an adjunct professor at the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University, where she also supervises FAU student teachers for the Palm Beach County school district. She is a founding participant of Substitutes with Mentors and Realistic Teaching (SMaRT), a program to develop qualified, trained substitute teach...
Title:Substitute Teaching from A to ZFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.62 inPublished:October 8, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071496327

ISBN - 13:9780071496322


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent This is a great read for anyone who is a substitute teacher. The teacher resource provided me with quite a few strategies that I used while I was subbing. Many of these strategies helped me to stand out and eventually land a teaching contract.
Date published: 2017-08-25

Table of Contents

A. Attendance and the Morning Routine
B. Bag of Tricks
C. Classroom Management
D. Difficult Day
E. Ethics
F. First Time in School
G. Games
H. Helpers
I. Introducing Yourself
J. Jokes and Humor
K. Kickball, P.E. and other Specials
L. Long-term Subbing
M. Mentors
N. Names
O Observation Skills
P. Positive Expectations
Q. Questions for Subs
R. Relationships
S. Survival Techniques
T. Teacher Note
U. Understanding Your Role
V. Voice
W. Web Sites for Teachers
X. X-Ray Vision
Y. YouthZ. Zoo an
d other field trips