044. How to Write Sub Plans During a Pandemic
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With so much uncertainty right now, we have to think about the what-ifs. What if we get sick? What if we have to quarantine? The majority of schools are asking teachers to plan for those what-ifs and create sub plans that can last from anywhere between 5-10 days. To help you with this process, we’ve come up with 10 tips on how to write sub plans during a pandemic.  TIPS FOR WRITING SUB PLANS DURING A PANDEMIC Tip #1: Have materials in an easy to find location in your room (make this obvious!)Tip #2: Put your plans in a Google Drive folder and share with teammates/admin for easy accessTip #3: Have a list of typical routines and procedures that you use when teachingTip #4: Have a recorded lesson ready to go that can be used at any timeTip #5: Develop a Flow for for each block of teachingTip #6: Schedule assignments ahead of time on your LMS so if you’re out, they are ready to go!Tip #7: Have a list of student information readily availableTip #8: Try to find a sub that is familiar with your school/studentsTip #9: Keep easy to use (theme) extras in your sub areaTip #10: Consider sprinkling your students to other classes SUBSCRIBE & REVIEWAre you subscribed to our podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Click here to subscribe to iTunes!Now if you’re feeling extra loving, We would be really grateful if you left us a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find our podcast and they’re also fun for us to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let us know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you!
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