professionally. Student's will react according to your
Contact the department head
before the class, let him or her
know you are there and ask for
with the administration concerning your roll in class
discipline before you start working.
act professionally! Don't lose
your cool or the control of the
Review the assignment and seating
chart before the class. If you have
questions ask one of the teachers or
the department head. Don't vary from
the seating chart, lesson plans, or
second guess the teacher. Doing so
is a fast track to problems with the
|8. If you
find the teacher has not left you any plans or a seating
chart, contact the department head or administration
before the classes start.
name on the board and tell the students how to pronounce
some fun plans if you need additional materials to give
the students. Sometimes teachers underestimate the time
students take to finish an assignment.
at times will say they have already done an assignment
or that their seat has changed. Make them sit in their
assigned seat and to do the work anyway. The teacher
will work it out with them when he or she returns.
student asks a question about the subject matter or test
don't give them an answer, unless you have a degree in
the subject matter. Advise them to ask the teacher when
he or she returns. Teacher's get real upset if the
answer is wrong or misleading.
accurate and detailed notes about the days activities
both negative and positive. Teacher need to know of any
problems you have had, students who have misbehaved and
questions that were asked. You might also want to
compliment a class that was well behaved. Teachers like
to know both situations.
the room neat and clean before you leave.
return to the same school the following day. Visit the
teacher and ask if he or she has any questions about the
notes you left. Good PR never hurts!