Does the mere thought of preparing to have a substitute in your classroom make you feel sick to your stomach?
If so, you aren’t alone!
In this episode of Real Teacher Talk, I sat down with Kelsey Sorenson of Wife, Teacher, Mommy to talk about how to successfully prepare for a sub day! We discuss what stops teachers from planning ahead for inevitable sub days, how to realistically take the time to plan ahead, and what exactly needs to be included to make your day away a success.
Kelsey Sorenson is a former third grade teacher and substitute teacher. She is now a homeschool mom to 3 kids and owner of Wife Teacher Mommy, where she and her team serve Pre-K through 6th grade teachers. Wife Teacher Mommy has been featured on We are Teachers, Teachers pay Teachers, Jane, Etsy, Food Network, CBC, Fox, and NBC. Kelsey and her team have helped hundreds of thousands of educators cut down planning time and balance the many roles in their lives with her time-saving resources, blogs, teacher life coaching program, Educate & Rejuvenate events, and Wife Teacher Mommy: The Podcast. Kelsey is addicted to Coke Zero and loves reading and listening to audiobooks.
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
- Why teachers struggle to plan ahead for a sub day, even though they’re inevitable!
- How to use your time wisely to plan ahead for a sub
- What exactly needs to be included to make your sub day a success!
If you loved Kelsey’s tips and want to learn more from her, make sure to head to her website for more! You can also follow her on Instagram to stay up to date with all of her tips and tricks!
If you’re ready to finally get rid of the classroom clutter and be present with your family and friends instead of thinking about school, make sure to join us for the Classroom Purge!
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