One of the love-hate elements of substitute teaching at the high school level is that the classroom teacher often leaves films for subs to watch with students.
In my opinion, leaving movies as the lesson plan doesn’t reflect especially well on the classroom teacher because it often communicates one of two things. Either the teacher views the substitute as incompetent and incapable of moving learning forward, or the teacher was caught without emergency lesson plans when he or she came down with the winter cold. The exception is highly specialized classes such as band, choir, or theater.
One such day, Continue reading