This month's Teaching Tip comes from Jumbo Book of Teacher Tips and Timesavers.
Teachers get sick, have an unexpected delay, or have other problems just like other workers. The difference between most jobs and teaching is that there are about 30 children depending on the teacher even when he or she is not there. Many other jobs can wait until the return of the worker, but this is not the case with teaching. Discussed in this section will be the Emergency Substitute Folder and a set of materials to help the substitute "get by" for a day if you are unexpectedly away. The other type of substitute materials discussed here will be substitute plans for when you know ahead of time you will not be with your students (for teacher training, in-service, etc.).
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