8 Essential Mindsets for Success as a New Substitute Teacher

Being a substitute teacher is like being stuck in between supervising recess and proctoring a test. Not complete anarchy, but certainly not orderly. In order to be a substitute teacher, one must possess a variety of skills that are not particularly needed by contract teachers. Here is my short list of what skills I have to use on a daily basis in order to stay afloat and stay the course […]

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Memory Match for Transformations of Periodic Functions

I thought that this resource would be a fun way to introduce transformations of periodic functions (sine waves). It could be done as a whole-class game, with each “wrong” guess acting as a talking point for the group. Here is the link: Memory Match – Transformations of Periodic Functions There are other memory games for different subjects. I am starting to think that these games would be excellent ways to […]

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Homework Help’s YouTube Channel

I thought this might be a good resource for Occasional teachers who are working on-the-go like me. It is a series of short YouTube videos from Homework Help: Homework Help YouTube Channel An activity that you could do if you had a long block would be to have pairs of students select a video, and if it is silent (a screenshot of a session), have them narrate it to the […]

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