It is better to be over-prepared than under-prepared. I had several years of experience teaching before I interviewed with Harrisburg so I could talk about successful lessons that I had done in the past and the not so successful lessons I had done in the past and how I learned from them. I also b...
The more organized you are, the better. I would come in before school to make sure everything I needed for the day was already printed or ready to go. I also had ideas of things I could use to fill time if lessons did not take as long as anticipated. Sometimes we would complete specific lessons t...
Communication is an important part of teaching because you need to know how to address administration, faculty and staff, students, and parents. Communicating with parents can be tricky because you want to be truthful and respectful of them and their students. You do not want to seem like you are...
I would recommend substitute teaching to anyone that wants to become a teacher. Subs are always needed and hard to find. It also gives you insight into what really happens in classrooms and gives insight to which age groups and subjects fit best for your personality and style.
Harrisburg R-VIII School District