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Substitute Teaching from A to Z

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Very useful resource

    I was a stay-at-home mom for several years and worked for a couple of years as an administrative assistant in our local elementary school library. I recently decided to try my hand at substitute teaching, and purchased this book after reading the online reviews. This book is exactly what I was looking for. It is full of extremely helpful, practical advice, and is clearly organized in the chapters, "A to Z." When I recently stepped into the classroom for my first subbing assignment, I felt confident and prepared because of the information I had read in this book. It is a great reference to keep on hand as well, with lots of ideas for on-the-spot learning activities and games, in addition to the tips on organization, discipline, and expectations. I would recommend it to anyone who is considering substitute teaching.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2007

    A reviewer

    I have been a sub for 11 years and this is by far the best book that I have ever read on the subject. All subs should be required to read it. I am buying a copy for my daughter who is in college studying to be a teacher.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2009

    One Substitutes Philosophy

    Provides insight into the world of substituting and practical advice for a sub's first days teaching as well as a providing a groundwork for managing a long-term assignment. Pressman offers advice and a method of approaching the role of of substituting, but stays well away from teaching theory.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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