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First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« on: October 04, 2011, 02:06:08 AM »
I was recently hired as a substitute teacher. A million trainings and registrations later and I have my first assignment tomorrow (it goes for the next 3 days.) I'm really nervous about it.

Prayers, please.

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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2011, 02:12:56 AM »
"Lord have mercy."


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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2011, 02:13:17 AM »
Lord have mercy. Don't leave bruises and you'll be fine!  :police:
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2011, 02:19:10 AM »
Lord have mercy. Don't leave bruises and you'll be fine!  :police:
This.

I'm sure you'll do great!  :) I'll be praying.
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2011, 06:08:36 AM »
Lord have mercy.  :angel:

Congratulations!
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2011, 07:56:36 AM »
Yay brandb!

Lord have mercy on your servant.


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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2011, 07:57:28 AM »
Lord have mercy. Don't worry- as long as the kids aren't killing each other and some semblance of the lessons plans gets taught, you'll be okay (I'm a sub too).
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2011, 09:50:50 AM »

Lord, have mercy!

Just relax and have fun!  The kids will tune in to your optimistic energy and will open up to you.

Remember to smile a lot!   ;D
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2011, 02:30:14 PM »
Greetings in that Divine and Most Precious Name of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!

I was recently hired as a substitute teacher. A million trainings and registrations later and I have my first assignment tomorrow (it goes for the next 3 days.) I'm really nervous about it.

Prayers, please.

Its way more fun then you'll ever think possible, trust me.  Substituting is like all the fun of teaching without all the boring and endless staff meetings, office hours, grading, paperwork, evaluations etc etc ;)

ps.. internal prayers are very effective classroom management, I couldn't count the number of times God has come through with the pinch hit for me

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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2011, 08:18:15 PM »
Thanks for the prayers! I survived the 3rd grade class from Hades (seriously, the class was out of control ) and due to very strange circumstances they ended up with another teacher's students (so I assisted her). Everything thing that could go wrong, did. Thankfully no one was harmed and there were no hurt feelings.  :police:

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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2011, 08:47:04 PM »
I'm a sub, too. I've had a few classes from Hades as well! The good part is, at the end of the day, you have no marking, no planning, no parents to call, and you can just shake it all off and move on. A subs day is done at the last bell! Some days can be rather fun, too. But some days.......................................

I hope tomorrow goes better for you!
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2011, 09:29:36 PM »
I'm a sub, too. I've had a few classes from Hades as well! The good part is, at the end of the day, you have no marking, no planning, no parents to call, and you can just shake it all off and move on. A subs day is done at the last bell! Some days can be rather fun, too. But some days.......................................

I hope tomorrow goes better for you!

Soooo true. And thanks! :)

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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2011, 09:39:05 PM »
Thanks for the prayers! I survived the 3rd grade class from Hades (seriously, the class was out of control ) and due to very strange circumstances they ended up with another teacher's students (so I assisted her). Everything thing that could go wrong, did. Thankfully no one was harmed and there were no hurt feelings.  :police:

I hope things get better!
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2011, 10:06:25 PM »
Lord have mercy.

Please don't let kids take advantage of you, classes do that all the time in my school.  good luck!


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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2011, 10:32:30 PM »
Lord have mercy!

I pray that my kind is not among your first class.

I am sure you will do fine!
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #15 on: October 04, 2011, 11:33:16 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: First Sub. Teaching Assignment
« Reply #16 on: October 04, 2011, 11:45:23 PM »
Great News!  Hope it goes well and there are no kids like me either.  :)
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