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Charter Schools USA
Substitute Teacher was asked...6 October 2013

What would you do in a classroom?

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Put all my skills and knowledge to use in the classroom to educate students on a level of fun enjoyment and learning Less

A lesson plan should be based on three things , A curriculum, Domains or Standards, and the child creative mind Less

Introduce myself and share a short, appropriate history. Take attendance with short questions to connect with each student. Move about the room, slowly, to "connect" with each student. Less

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Chicago Public Schools

Do you have a college degree. Do you have experience teaching. Where did you work.

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also taught LACounty, Calif; 2 yesrs public school, Puerto Rico, and 2 years Perpetuo Socorro, Miramar, Puerto Rico Less

I have a university degree in Arabic language and literature and its teaching and I have 20 years of experience and I am currently working as an Arabic language teacher in Egyptian education Less


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Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District

How would you shape your lesson to meet the common core standards?

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Start with the Common Core Standard then create a lesson objective and tailor the lesson to the differentiated learning levels of the students. Also, incorporate news skills for students to learn and also practice existing skills. Less


I would like to know the answer to this.

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Oakland Unified School District

Can I work with students.

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yes I have had the opportunity to be a run classes when the head teacher was out and have learned class management tips Less

yes I've been substituting as a head teach last year and running the class when the head teacher is out this year. The rest of the time I'm an aide who assists in running daily class activities Less

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Kelly Educational Staffing

When is it okay to touch a child?

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It is not OK to touch a child. However, if a child is about to hurt another child then it is OK to intervene for safety reasons. This happened to me once and luckily there were two other adults in the room to witness it and the Principal was called right away. Less

I only expressed a congratulation Like good job and I extend my hand (saying give me five) Less

IT IS NEVER OKAY TO TOUCH A CHILD. (I think you are suppose to be angry and yell this. They don't tell you that it is against their policy to ever touch a child until your answer is, "uh, to give them a high five." to which they yell this phrase at you.) Less

Fairfax County Public Schools

Are you familiar with using a Smart Board.

3 Answers

I am familiar with using a Promethean and a Smart board


Yes, i have used different types of interactive boards including the Smart board. Less


No questions asked

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Interview Candidate on Nov 16, 2017 Flag as InappropriateFlag as Inappropriate ▲ 0 ▼ Did you have to do a physical or just background check, finger printing and application/credentials? Less

No physical. Only the fingerprints which they use for your background check and you turn in your application and credentials. You also need to complete a series of online modules. Less

Great , thank you!

Parallel Employment Group

Have you had teaching experience in the past

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Parallel is a great long-term career opportunity for busy, organized professionals! They are my Human Resources representative for non-discrimination, workplace security, fair pay, taxes, workmen's comp, and scheduling. An up-and-coming employment group with excellent employee screening improves my resume and leaves the typical HR Office in the dust. Less

Yes, I have been teaching for over 10 years now.

Rainbow Rising

What would I do in a difficult situation?

2 Answers

It would depend but I would let the kid speak unless it was serious.

i would think very carefully try to brainstorm at all levels to come up with best solution for the situation . Less

New York City Department of Education

What's your teaching experience?

2 Answers

I taught workshops

Did they mind that you could not spell "principal" correctly?

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