If you're reading this post and you are a supply teacher, you've definitely experienced this phenomenon more than once. The early finishers. The students who seem to fly through all of the assigned lesson material and work that their regular classroom teacher has left for them. While I admire these students for the enthusiasm for … Continue reading Fun for When Students Say “I’m Done!”– More Tools to Keep in your Supply Teaching Bag
Happy Monday! I hope whoever is reading this is ready to take on a new week, and has an absolutely wonderful day. Today, I'm going to be talking a little bit more about some of the teaching strategies that appeal to me in Math, with a specific focus on games. When I was in Teachers' … Continue reading The Value of Using Games in Math Class
Happy Friday! In today's post, I am going to be sharing a handful of classroom strategies that I've tried out in my first few months as a supply teacher, which have been largely successful. Slight caveat here, though: These techniques do NOT work for every single class that I teach, as each group of students … Continue reading Supply Teaching: 7 Strategies I’ve Used Successfully
The term "at-risk" is used to identify children who, without support or assistance, will likely experience a negative school outcome. In other words, "at-risk" children are "at-risk" for struggling at school and getting overlooked or neglected by the educational system. This is because "at-risk" children possess one or more risk factors, which fall into one … Continue reading What does “At-Risk” Mean? “At-Risk” for what?