This eight page, single spaced article is fully packed with original ideas, suggested books, websites and writing prompts to make a day at school smoother for a substitute or seasoned teacher. It is chock full of classroom tested tips on how to engage elementary students in between sessions or activities.
Books, ideas and activities are age appropriate for primary and intermediate students.
Internet resources listed will provide teachers with background on specific topics or activities they may wish to print at home and use when at work.
All books, websites and writing prompts have been used successfully by veteran teachers in an elementary setting. The author, VaReane Heese, has thirty-five years of experience teaching kindergarten through eighth grades and five years of substitute teaching in three different school systems.