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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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