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3 Unique Classroom Management Tips

When it comes to education, you can never stop practicing classroom management. After all, students will always misbehave. The question is, “how will you deal with it when they do?” You are probably familiar with certain guidelines such as modeling good behavior and establishing consistent rules. While these tools are great, they can be hard…
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Try Our Substitute Report

Teachers, do you ever wonder how the day went while you were gone? Do you question who behaved or what got completed on the lesson plan? Well, consider leaving a substitute report for your guest teacher to fill out at the end of the day. It will not only help you stay in the know,…
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October Sub of the Month

Our October Sub of the Month is Kadari Taylor-Watson! Since she began using Tagg earlier this year, Kadari has demonstrated a love of learning and an interest in trying new things. She is passionate about education and values the opportunity to have a positive impact in our community by connecting with the youth. Read our…
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It’s National Bullying Prevention Month

Back in 2006, PACER, a training and information center for children and young adults with disabilities, created a week long campaign against bullying. Since then the event has expanded to run for an entire month. Every October, organizations and individuals all over the United States spend 4 weeks raising awareness about bullying prevention. So this…
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Timing Is Everything

Calling all teachers! Did you know that with Tagg over 95% of jobs get filled if the request is sent at least 12 hours in advance? Jobs that are sent the morning a sub is needed, on the other hand, have a 50% or less chance of being picked up. Timing is everything. We know…
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September Sub of the Month

That’s right! It’s time to announce our September Tagg Sub of the Month. The first honoree of the 2019-2020 school year is Felicia Jones! Check out our short interview with Felicia below. Tell us a bit about yourself? I am the wife of a retired military member, mother of 6 and the grandmother of 17…
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How to Keep Your Best Substitutes Coming Back

As the school year comes to a close, now is a great time to think of ways to keep your best substitutes coming back next Fall. We’ve gathered several ideas to serve your substitutes well and encourage them to keep covering your classes well into the school year. Prepare with Your Students Rules Board One…
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3 Books To Improve Your Substitute Skills This Summer

The air is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and the kids are itching in their seats. You know what that means? School is almost out! With Summer quickly approaching, there is no better time to consider how you might improve your substitute skills for next Fall. When you’re having a picnic in the…
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Extroverts and Introverts: How to Serve Both

One of the biggest challenges teachers face is creating a classroom environment that serves all of their students. Each child has a unique personality and learning style, so it can be difficult to create a classroom culture that meets the needs of the whole class. This is especially hard when you weigh the differences between…
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April Sub of the Month

Introducing our April Sub of the Month, Xavier Landrum! To learn more about why Xavier decided to give substitute teaching a try, read our short interview with him below. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Xavier. I am fairly new to Colorado Springs as an adult and I can say that I…
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