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Bill Rogers addresses the issues important to supply teachers (substitute teachers) and identifies the skills necessary for handling the demands they face.

Core Routines: What You Establish You Establish
Core routines: What you establish you establish

There are two invaluable rules for a special correspondent – travel light and be prepared. Have nothing which in a case of emergency you cannot carry in your own hands.

(Evelyn Waugh, in Scoop)

In this section I want to address the basic, but crucial, routines that are necessary with every class in every lesson. Rather than merely hope that students will behave and work within routines, it will be necessary to ‘reestablish’ these routines (if necessary) with each new group. This is best done by exercising one's leadership in an as-if way; ‘as-if’ such routines are normal, necessary and quite fair. In this our confident, expectant and positive manner will do more to ...

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