The book that tells everything you need to know for a successful and rewarding part-time career:
What a sub does
How to qualify (it's easier than you think)
What you'll earn
How to ensure you'll work as much as you want, and where and when you want
The four keys to good subbing
Plus: A sub's bag of tricks-a wealth of brainteasers, puzzles, games, instant arts and crafts, creative play, indoor sports for rainy days, and ways to use your own special talents to keep students productively-and happily-occupied.
Barbara Pronin, who has been an actress and a probation officer, now combines writing, motherhood, and substitute teaching. She lives in West Covina, California.
“This excellent 'state-of-the-art' handbook is also a practical first-aid manual for prospective and practicing elementary school per diem subs...compact, realistic, and immensely readable. Highly recommended.” —Library Journal
“I find Substitute Teaching an excellent reference for substitute teachers. A book like this has been needed for a long time.” —J. Ronald West, President, National Council of State Consultants in Elementary Education
“Barbara Pronin has written a lively, interesting, and above all, useful guide that every substitute teacher (and principal, too!) would do well to read.” —Samuel G. Sava, Executive Director, National Association of Elementary School Principals
“To be effective, substitutes must be prepared, flexible, and appreciate the importance of their responsibilities. This book by Barbara Pronin provides key information and ideas that could help in our quest to provide a quality education for each child.” —Paul B. Salmon, Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators
“An enthusiastic substitute teacher, Pronin offers a guide to others interested in subbing as a part-time career...her guide should give substitute teachers a basis from which to begin.” —Booklist