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Can I Become a Teacher Without an Education Degree?

By Allison White on January 29, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

Good question! The traditional path to teaching is to earn an education degree and your teaching licensure at the same time. However, while that is the most common path, it is definitely not the...

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Student Teaching Outfits: What to Wear

By David Recine on January 28, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

What should your student teaching outfits look like? What to wear may sound like a silly question, but it’s important . . . and surprisingly easy to get wrong.

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What Subject Should You Teach? How to Decide

By David Recine on January 25, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

So you want to become a teacher. But what subject should you teach? This is a big decision because different subjects require different teacher training. Ideally, you should pick a subject to...

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What Are My Options for Alternative Teacher Certification?

By David Recine on January 23, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

The National Education Association and the U.S. Department of Education both report that alternative paths to teacher certification are on the rise. More and more, paths to certification that do...

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Interview Questions for Teaching That You Should Prepare For

By Jamie Goodwin on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

As you prepare for your teaching interview, it’s important to know what questions could be asked of you. That way, you can start thinking about how you’d answer them ahead of time and be prepared....

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How Much Do Teachers Make in Each State?

By David Recine on January 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

Teacher salaries are a political “hot-button” topic these days. With education reform and state budget reform, there’s a lot of debate about how much teachers should be paid and how much money...

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Should I Get a Master’s Degree for Teaching?

By David Recine on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

As I’ve mentioned before, there are many ways to become a teacher. And the best way, when it comes to long-term career options, is to get a relevant degree. With that in mind, many aspiring...

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Does GPA Matter for Getting a Teaching Job?

By Jamie Goodwin on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

My friend struggled to get through her general classes. Let’s just say that she didn’t get the straight A’s that she had hoped to get. She asked me, “does GPA matter for teaching jobs?” The simple...

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How Does Substitute Teaching Work? 6 Steps for Subbing

By Jamie Goodwin on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

Substitute teaching requirements differ by school district. In some school districts, you may be able to substitute teach before completing your degree. It can be a great way to gain experience...

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How Much Do Starting Teachers Make?

By David Recine on January 21, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Career

If you’re nearing the end of your teacher training, you may wonder…How much do starting teachers make?

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