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    A Day in the Life of a Special Education Teacher

    A Day in the Life of a Special Education Teacher
    A Day in the Life as a Special Education Teacher: Kindergarten-2nd grade, self-contained classroom for children with behavioral needs (8:1:1). 7:30-Enter school, unlock my classroom, revise the day’s lessons according to what was accomplished the day before, prepare materials for the day, write morning message on the board and morning work problems 8:00-Go to the office/mailbox, try to catch the principal ...
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    How Hard is the Job of a Substitute?

    How Hard is the Job of a Substitute?
    Substitutes get no respect — and sometimes no lesson plan, writes Carolyn Bucior in the New York Times. “Maggie,” a teacher in a Milwaukee public school, was talking about the difficulty of her job, which is something the teachers I know do quite a lot. Then she complained that her sub hadn’t completed the lesson plan she’d been given. “So, what ...
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    50 Reasons to Love Teaching

    50 Reasons to Love Teaching
    Editor's Note: Teaching, in my opinion, is one of the greatest career choices. Teaching featured writer, Joel, shares 50 reasons he loves teaching in a list below. Keep in mind, I bet every teacher that reads this could add many more reasons to the list. Share the reason you love teaching with Teaching now. Read some of the reasons teaching is ...
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    Schools Hiring Now

    Schools Hiring Now
    Are you looking for a new job? Teaching has compiled 25 schools that are hiring right now! Browse through these listings and see if you have the skills it takes to land one of these important education jobs. The jobs on the following pages were current November 24, 2009. To see the most current listings, click here. General Teaching Positions Director/Leadership ...
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    5 Non-School Jobs for Educators

    5 Non-School Jobs for Educators
    If you've been an educator but working in a school full-time just isn't for you, there's hope. Don't throw that education degree away! Try to stay in the education field with one of these jobs that can utilize your teaching degree in other ways. In each of the following job descriptions, I've listed jobs that are currently posted on our job ...
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    What Do Teachers Do All Day?

    What Do Teachers Do All Day?
    Do you want to become an educator but aren't sure what each type of teacher does all day? Let Teaching help? Real teachers and other education professions have outlined their day minute by minute so you can figure out what an education career is really like. • A Day in the Life of a Multimedia Teacher • A Day in the ...
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    Pre-School Teacher

    Pre-School Teacher
    h4. Job Description A Preschool Teacher is a type of early childhood educator who instructs children from infancy to age 5 The term "preschool" refers to instruction in non-public arenas such as licensed preschools, childcare centers, family day care centers, home day care centers, center-based programs, federal programs like Head Start, and full or part-day private child centers/day care centers sponsored ...
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    Paraprofessional/Teaching Assistant

    h4. Job Description Teacher assistants provide instructional and clerical support for classroom teachers, allowing teachers more time for lesson planning and teaching. Teacher assistants tutor and assist children in learning class material using the teacher’s lesson plans, providing students with individualized attention. Teacher assistants also supervise students in the cafeteria, schoolyard, and hallways, or on field trips. They record grades, set ...
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    The Challenges of Being a First-Year Teacher

    The Challenges of Being a First-Year Teacher
    I was just thinking back to my first year of teaching. Don't ask me why...self torture? Self pity? Self reflection? Probably not. More like mind wandering, but whatever. I haven't written about those first teaching experiences very often because they were so awful that I try to block them in the interest of saving money on therapy because I prefer to ...
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    Academic Dean/Officer

    Academic Dean/Officer
    Education Requirements College and university academic deans and chairpersons usually advance from professorships in their departments, for which they need a master’s or doctoral degree; further education is not typically necessary. Admissions, student affairs, and financial aid directors and registrars sometimes start in related staff jobs with bachelor’s degrees—any field usually is acceptable—and obtain advanced degrees in college student affairs, counseling, ...
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    10 Best and Worst Bosses

    We’ve all had bosses that we’ve either loved or hated. Some help us advance our career, while others seem to hold us back. Different leadership styles can lead to different results for each employee. But certain styles seem to be good or bad across the board, helping or hurting all employees with one fell swoop. Check out these five worst ...
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    Counselor/Social Worker

    Counselor/Social Worker
    Counselor: Job Description Educational, vocational, and school counselors provide individuals and groups with career and educational counseling. In school settings—elementary through postsecondary—they usually are called school counselors, and they work with students, including those with academic and social development problems and those with special needs. They advocate for students and work with other individuals and organizations to promote the academic, career, ...
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    Librarian

    Librarian
    Job Description Librarians assist people in finding information and using it effectively for personal and professional purposes. Librarians must have knowledge of a wide variety of scholarly and public information sources and must follow trends related to publishing, computers, and the media in order to oversee the selection and organization of library materials. Librarians manage staff and develop and direct ...
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    Job Descriptions for Education Careers

    Elementary School Teacher Middle/High School Teacher Principal/Assistant Principal Special Education Teacher Gifted Education Teacher Academic Dean/Officer Counselor/Social Worker Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist Librarian Preschool Teacher A Day in the Life of an Educator 8 Toughest Education Jobs
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    A Day in the Life of a School Principal

    A Day in the Life of a School Principal
    I read the news today, oh boy, About a lucky man who made the grade. -”A Day in the Life” by the Beatles When I think about the iconic song from the Beatles legendary album, Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, that opening line has always stuck in my mind. Of course, as I approach writing about “a day in the ...
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    What It's Really Like to Be an Elementary School Teacher

    What It's Really Like to Be an Elementary School Teacher
    Throughout the past year, CTI Career Search has conducted interviews with dozens of elementary school teachers to assemble a real-world view of the profession. Recently, the web site published a free 64 page eBook called Being an Elementary School Teacher: Real-World Tips & Stories from Working Teachers that provides a summary and presents a representative sample of 25 of these interviews. ...
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    Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist

    Speech-Language Pathologists/Occupational Therapist
    h4. Speech-Language Pathologists: Job Description Speech-language pathologists, sometimes called speech therapists, assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent speech, language, cognitive-communication, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders. Speech-language pathologists work with people who cannot produce speech sounds, or cannot produce them clearly; those with speech rhythm and fluency problems, such as stuttering; people with voice disorders, such as inappropriate pitch ...
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    Top 10 Qualities of a Great Teacher

    1. An Engaging Personality and Teaching Style A great teacher is very engaging and holds the attention of students in all discussions. Next page: #2 [gate] [page] 2. Clear Objectives for Lessons A great teacher establishes clear objectives for each lesson and works to meet those specific objectives during each class. Next page: #3 [page] 3. Effective Discipline Skills A great ...
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    10 Qualities of a Great Teacher

    10 Qualities of a Great Teacher
    A great teacher is one a student remembers and cherishes forever. Teachers have long-lasting impact on the lives of their students, and the greatest teachers inspire students toward greatness. To be successful, a great teacher must have these 10 qualities: Read the list now>>
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    A Day in the Life of a School Psychologist

    A Day in the Life of a School Psychologist
    I arrive at my middle school campus today at 8:00am, armed with coffee, water bottle, lunch bag, bag of testing materials, my laptop, and a bag of toys. I greet the secretary in Spanish (she’s my own private language tutor) and grab a bunch of little notes out of my mailbox marked, “Dr. Bell, School Psychologist.” As I re-shuffled the weight ...
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