Just taught my first reading lesson to my Special Education students. Most at between kinder to 4th grade reading level, but all participated and had fun. I only had 30 minutes to do the lesson, so I think I’ll plan around that until I’m dismissed (since I’m subbing for a woman who is on maternity leave). I’d hate to leave. I like my position here. It’s teaching...
"Who wants to play a game?"
I have a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to students and education. So if I see my students are just sitting there talking and laughing with a few heads on the table, I’m going to do something about it. I took out a beach ball that was in my purse and started blowing it up. Yes, it is a random purse item, but I have learned that as I continue to work in the education field I will...
Looks like a month of employment.
On the first Friday of the first week of school a woman decided to go on maternity leave. I pick up her position and agree to sub at her high school for a day. That Friday went so well that the SDC (Special Day Class) teacher asked me to sub until the lady returns from her maternity. And now I will not only be employed for a month (because the lady informed the school she will return within a...
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The waiting game.
The school-year has begun. Every morning I wake up at 5AM in hopes that I get a phone call for a substitute gig. I picked up another school district to work as a substitute teacher. So, on paper, I am concurrently a Substitute Special Education Instructional Aide AND a Substitute Teacher. These past two days I received a phone call. I accept the gig and head to the shower only to receive a phone...