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Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Planning 1.1, Planning 1.3, Instruction 2.1, Instruction 2.2, Instruction 2.3,  Instruction 2.4, Learning Environment 3.1, Learning Environment 3.2, Learning Environment 3.3

Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary

Hours: 0.25

Does the thought of leaving your class with a substitute make you anxious? Thankfully, it doesn’t have to. In this 1-hour course from Lisa Van Gemert, educators will learn helpful tips and tricks for creating an organized sub plan. After taking this course, you will have everything you need to create a positive substitute teacher experience in your classroom.

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Accidents and illness are bound to happen, and at some point during the school year, you will need a substitute. Some teachers get anxious at the idea of leaving their class with a sub, but with a few easy changes, you can create a well-organized substitute plan that helps your students thrive with a sub. 
In this 1-hour course, educator Lisa Van Gemert shares her top tips for creating a positive substitute teacher experience in your classroom. Ms. Van Gemert helps educators plan for scenarios they might not have thought of before and leave their students prepared for a sub.
After taking this course you will know about:
  • How to see your room through new eyes
  • Emergency plans
  • Making good backup plans

Presenter Bio

Lisa Van Gemert shares best practices in education with audiences around the world using a combination of neuropsychology, pedagogy, experience, humor, technology and sheer fun. She is an expert consult to television shows including Lifetime’s “Child Genius,” and a writer of award-winning lesson plans, as well as numerous published articles on social psychology and pedagogy and the book, Perfectionism: A Practical Guide to Managing Never Good Enough. A former teacher, school administrator, and Youth & Education Ambassador for Mensa, she shares resources for educators and parents on her website giftedguru.com and is co-founder with Ian Byrd of the Gifted Guild, a professional community for educators of the gifted. Lisa and her husband Steve are the parents of three sons and live in Arlington, Texas. 

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3 reviews for Essentials for Teaching – Best Practices for Creating Sub Plans

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