Black History – Free Educator Resources, Lesson Plans, and Stories

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*Swing recommends that substitute teachers get all outside teaching resources approved by the school prior to sharing with students. February is Black History Month, a time when we celebrate and acknowledge the contributions made by African-Americans to American history.  Whether you are helping to execute lesson plans, or seeking ways to increase your own knowledge, below, we share ways to … Read More

Complete Guide to Becoming a Substitute Teacher in Illinois

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Looking to become a substitute teacher in Illinois? Swing Education is now servicing the greater Chicago area! Substitute teaching is a rewarding job for aspiring teachers, part-time job seekers, and retired teachers or professionals who want to make an impact in the classroom. With Swing Education, substitute teachers can get paid weekly, qualify for potential bonuses, access teaching opportunities in … Read More

Part-Time Jobs for US Census Workers

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Thousands of temporary, part-time census workers are in the process of being mobilized across the nation for the 2020 census. And chances are that if you’re looking to be a US census worker, there are other part-time jobs that may peak your interest. We’ve highlighted some part-time jobs that US census workers can also explore during and after the census … Read More

5 Good Jobs for Retired Teachers

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Like it does for individuals in all professions, retirement eventually comes calling for teachers. And after a career of helping students learn, grow, and thrive, there are several ways retired teachers can continue to make a difference in education — while enjoying a greater level of flexibility. Tutor No matter the grade level or subject, tutors play an important role … Read More

Substitute Teacher Job Description: Requirements and Responsibilities

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There are more than 56 million students enrolled in K-12 schools in the 2018-2019 academic year. Given that the average student spends more than six months of their K-12 career with a substitute teacher, it’s clear that subs play a big role in helping students succeed. Although specific requirements and duties vary slightly by state (e.g. some regions require permits … Read More