Welcome to substitute teaching!
Whatever has led you to this job, becoming a substitute teacher is a tremendous responsibility that fills a vital role in education. In this course educator Lisa Van Gemert uses her experience both as a substitute and full time teacher to share practical tips and actionable takeaways that you can use in your classrooms today.
This 1-hour course presented by Gifted Guru is full of valuable information that serves as an introduction to the basics of substitute teaching for new substitutes, and is a great refresher for well-seasoned subs.
After taking this course, substitute teachers will have a better understanding of:
- How to choose a substitute job
- Why to make business cards
- What supplies to bring to a classroom
- Classroom management strategies
- Logistics of substitute teaching
- How to dress for success
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.