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presspage2Welcome to Source4Teachers’ recent news section! Check back frequently to keep yourself up-to-date with the latest industry trends and company news. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Instructional & classroom management tips
  • Company news & events
  • Community service initiatives
  • Awards & recognition
  • Relevant news articles & links
  • And so much more!

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Safety Tips for Inclement Weather

Winter is here - bringing snow, sleet, school closings, car accidents, and slip‐and‐falls! While we hope for a mild winter, we want to make sure you are prepared for whatever the season may bring. Before you head out in the cold, here are some helpful tips to get you safely to your destination: 

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Martin Luther King Jr. Lessons

With Martin Luther King Jr. Day right around the corner, we wanted to share this article we found on Education World's website: Martin Luther King, Jr. Teaches Many Lessons

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Back to School After Winter Break

Going back to school after winter break can feel like a let-down to some teachers. The merriment that came with holiday anticipation has evaporated, the days are short, and the weather is cold. You may find yourself pining for the days of sleeping in and binge-watching the latest TV craze.

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How to Rejuvenate During Winter Break

It's important for teachers to take some time to recharge their battery while schools are closed this week. We found a helpful blog post from The Institute for Excellence in Education entitled: Four Tips to Help Teachers Rejuvenate During the Holiday Break

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Create Your Own Holiday: A Fun Holiday Writing Prompt

Writing prompts are an ideal go-to activity when you have extra time to fill in the classroom. Since they require very little preparation or materials, we recommend keeping a handful of versatile prompts in your teaching toolkit.

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Seven Pre-Holiday Survival Tips for Substitutes

The final weeks leading up to winter break are a challenge for teachers and substitutes alike. Classrooms are abuzz with holiday anticipation, schedules are out-of-whack, and it can be difficult to keep students focused on their studies. While it may be tempting to go on autopilot for the rest of the year, we have seven tips to help keep the holidays merry, bright – and productive! 

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K-W-L: An effective teaching strategy

If you ever find yourself looking for an interactive twist to a reading assignment, don’t forget about the K-W-L chart. This classic teaching strategy helps students better tune-in to their reading and can be done as a class, in small groups, or individually. First, you'll need a chart with 3 columns, labeled K, W, and L:

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Read-Aloud Books for Subs

If you ever find yourself finished with the teacher's lesson plans with extra time on your hands, a good read-aloud makes for an effective filler activity. It's a great idea for substitutes to carry a book or two with them in their substitute toolkit. Make sure you read through the book before reading it out loud to ensure that it's age and content appropriate.

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Opening and Closing Routines for Teachers

Whether you're a full-time teacher or a substitute, consistent routines are essential to a smoothly operating classroom.

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5 Things to Tell Your Students the First Week of School

With the 2016/17 school year rapidly approaching, we wanted to help you get off to the right start.

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Press Releases

August 9, 2016

Source4Teachers has entered into an agreement with Atlantic City Schools to manage the District’s daily and long-term substitute teacher programs in their entirety.

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July 7, 2016

Source4Teachers Hires Fred Bentsen to Lead
Central U.S. Expansion

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November 20, 2015

Source4Teachers Names Jennifer Alexander the Recipient of the 2nd Annual Impact Award.

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November 2, 2015

CREC & Source4Teachers Partner to Provide Substitute Teachers & Staff to Connecticut School District.

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March 3, 2015

Source4Teachers Expands its Presence in New Jersey with Addition of Elizabeth Public Schools.

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February 26, 2015

Source4Teachers Donates 55 Laptop Computers to Students in Haiti through Partner, Haiti Outreach Min.

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November 21, 2014

Source4Teachers Creates “Impact Award”: Recognizes Meyer Weintraub as 2014 Recipient.

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September 29, 2014

Source4Teachers Adds More Fight To The Fight Against Breast Cancer.

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July 24, 2014

Source4Teachers Expands to Connecticut with Bridgeport Public Schools Partnership.

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July 24, 2014

Source4Teachers Signs Second Client in Virginia with Newport News Public Schools Partnership.

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July 24, 2014

Source4Teachers Expands to Virginia with Hampton City Schools Partnership.

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December 19, 2013

Source4Teachers Announces Partnership with BLaST Intermediate Unit.

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December 11, 2013

Source4Teachers Donates 375 Toys to The Salvation Army’s Annual Christmas Toy Shop.

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November 12, 2013

Source4Teachers Announces Partnership with New Pathways to Teaching in NJ.

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October 15, 2013

Source4Teachers Wins Several Industry Awards.

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August 29, 2013

Source4Teachers Announces Partnership with Westmoreland Intermediate Unit: Hiring Effort Underway for Educational Professionals.

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August 29, 2013

Source4Teachers Donates 125 Backpacks to Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center Annual Drive.

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July 24, 2013

Source4Teachers Helps Raise $50,000 for Camden Schools Foundation’s 8th Annual Golf Tournament.

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July 3, 2013

Source4Teachers Named Among 2013 Best Places to Work by South Jersey Biz.

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May 20, 2013

Source4Teachers Selected as 2013 South Jersey Entrepreneur Award Winner by Philadelphia Business Journal.

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April 25, 2013

Source4Teachers Pledges Support to End Bullying through Kidsbridge Tolerance Museum Walk2Stop Bullying.

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