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Should I Become an Elementary School Teacher?

Every teacher has their own favorite age. Some teachers love teaching 4th graders, others enjoy the challenge of teaching high school calculus or teaching Kindergartners to read. Only you can know what age group is a good match for you. If you think becoming an elementary school teacher might be a good fit for you, here are some things to know.

Preparing for Your First Day of Student Teaching

The first day of student teaching is a big event for teachers in training. For most student...

7 Ideas for Student Assessment in Kindergarten

Educators have discovered that exams aren’t the best form of assessment for every student. This is...

How to Make Money While Student Teaching

For many people, the student teaching requirement is a big financial obstacle. Student teaching can...

Quiet Games in the Classroom: 5 Games Your Students Will Love

You always want to have fun teaching. But sometimes you need quiet games in the classroom. Maybe...

Writing a Goodbye Letter to Students After Student Teaching

After spending so much time with your students, it’s hard to say goodbye to them. It's not one of...

Average Starting Teacher Salaries by State

As you prepare to become a teacher, it’s good to know the average starting teacher salaries by...

How to Become a High School Teacher

With my love for teaching and all things English, I knew that I wanted to teach high school. But...

How to Answer the “Describe Your Teaching Style” Question

Some interview questions can trip you up if you're not prepared ahead of time. I remember the first...

10 Things to Know Before Becoming a Teacher

So, you’re thinking about becoming a teacher. Before taking the plunge, here are 10 things that you...

Do You Get Paid for Student Teaching?

Student teaching is demanding full time work that can last for months, and even as long as a year!...

Top Student Teaching Portfolio Ideas

Your student teaching portfolio should showcase who you are as a teacher. It should show potential...

Top Questioning Techniques in the Classroom

There are lots of reasons for using questioning techniques as one of your teaching strategies in...

25 Questions to Ask Your Cooperating Teacher

Working with an experienced teacher is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about teaching in...

The Pros and Cons of Using a Classroom Behavior Chart

When using a classroom behavior chart, the teacher will have students move their name down when...

I Had a Bad Student Teaching Experience. Now What?

So the unthinkable has happened. You had a bad student teaching experience. Maybe you didn’t reach...

Top Student Teaching Fears and How to Overcome Them

Even if you’ve spent a lot of time in front of a classroom or practicing skills in college courses,...

Top Benefits of Student Teaching

In high school, I often heard my peers ask our teachers the same question over and over again: when...

Should I Become a College Professor? 7 Things to Consider

If you’re looking into becoming a teacher, you’ve probably thought about all of your options as far...

Student Teaching vs. Practicum

As you progress in your education degree, you’ll hear two important terms: student...

36 Top Jobs for Teachers Outside of the Classroom

After completing student teaching, receiving your teaching certificate, and getting your first...

Tips for New Teachers: Setting Personal Goals

Goal setting is an important and ongoing part of any career. As a teacher, setting personal goals...

Student Teaching Letter of Introduction to the Principal

Student teaching can be an extended job interview. If you’re interested in working in the school or...

My Student Teaching Experience: Lessons Learned

The student teaching experience allows you to put everything that you’ve learned about education...

Top 10 Teaching Strategies to Use in Your Classroom

A teaching strategy is the method you use to convey information to your students. There may be a...
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