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Hello and welcome to the August Bright Ideas Link-Up. This month, I have decided to share an easy idea on how to get your emergency sub kit going without taking any more time, money, or energy out of your day! I don’t like to add more things to my plate, and I am always looking for ways to be more efficient. Utilizing this Sub Plan Kit has taken a lot of stress off my chest because I know that it is there in case anything comes up and I can not be at school. I know my team members will thank me some day.
So basically I just used a small filing bin that I only use to build my Emergency Sub Kit and materials I put into it. I have created a separate tabs for the folders in the kit. I have included a file for Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Class Roster, Daily Schedule, Duty Schedule, and Special Students (allergies, beliefs, behavior or academic concerns, etc). These should be simple and easily accessible in case you can not come in to put them together.
I keep my Emergency Sub Kit right next to my weekly activities. When I don’t get to something, or I have things left over for the week, I can quickly throw them in the Emergency Sub Plan Kit. When the File gets too packed, I can take some of the older activities out and file them. Doing this ensures that I always have review activities that are easily accessible in case any emergency should arise.
If I do not have time to come in and make plans, a sub can pull out my daily schedule, grab activities for each subject, and know what to do because I have already included everything they need to know for the day, and it is not overwhelming. Of course, this is a worst case scenario situation, but things happen!