Planning for a Sub
This has been an up-and-down week for me as a teacher. I have been away for most of it... sick... ugh! Man do I miss my kiddos. I had some amazing Valentines activities planned for them, but had to leave them in the hands of a very capable substitute teacher. Thank goodness for wonderful subs, I don't know what I would do without her!
Does anyone else feel like being
is more work than being at school? I know I need to take the time to rest and heal, but planning for a substitute is just so much work. There are so many good
out there, but sometimes I just want things to continue
and I know that's not always possible.
In this season of colds and flus, it never hurts to be over-prepared with sub plans! I try to have a binder of writing assignments, math projects, and classroom routines all prepped and ready to go just in case I can't be in the next day.
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Am I alone in this anxiety over leaving my class with a sub? How do you plan for your inevitable days off? Let me know in the comments below!
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