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Sub Plans for Physics

This is my first year of teaching physics and I can’t think of generic substitute plans for this class. Can you suggest some generic/emergency plans that could help me?  – E., Michigan One of the hardest things is to wake up knowing you can’t make it to work and you’re now scrambling to provide something […]

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Getting started as a sub

I recently graduated from a teaching program with a biology certification. With the current economic situation, I’m not sure I’ll get a full-time teaching position. What should I know about substituting? —Alex, Chattanooga, TN Substitutes are underappreciated members of the education community. They get pre-dawn phone calls with requests to appear that day. They can […]

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