1. Kids openly cheering when you sub for their class
  2. Kids following you everywhere, all the time, no matter what
  3. A free pass on vocabulary
    We had a sub who started the day a little confused and alarmed that I 'threatened' to feed a kid to a lobster but it's like dog they love me and I've invented my own language here
  4. Kids will try to be your favorite
    But your real favorites are the ones who don't try
  5. The envy of other teachers
  6. Occasional but glowing praise from parents