Anxiety over Supply Teaching made me write my own Resource Book

When I started doing Supply Teaching I was packing it! Every morning when the phone rang I would be anxious, wondering what school? What grade? Would there be a plan left? Would they be an absolute nightmare?? I use to dread getting calls for older classes in particular. For one, most of them were bigger […]

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Combating a chaotic classroom: Ways to avoid your day turning pear-shaped Part 2- Individuals

There are numerous reasons why individual students might misbehave or be disengaged. As a Supply Teacher you many never know the reasons why, or might not even notice some of the most troubled kids. And other times, generally well-behaved kids might go bananas, tipping desks and punching the whiteboard. Your day may be unpredictable, but […]

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