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    5 Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the USA

    5 Hot Spots for Teaching Jobs in the USA
    I visit many Web forums and communities where I have the opportunity to chat with people in search of teaching jobs. One question that arises time and time again is: Where are the best places to look for teaching jobs in the United States? While many candidates have family, home, or community ties that prevent them from relocating to a new ...
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    15 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Becoming a Teacher

    15 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Becoming a Teacher
    Don't you wish you knew the good, the bad and the ugly before you became a teacher? Find out some things to look forward to and things to avoid. Do you have something to add to the list? Please do in the comment section below or in Teaching forum. 1. Relating to every student takes research. If you're like me, you ...
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    Teaching on Facebook & Twitter

    Social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook make it easy to stay connected, even with a busy teaching schedule. [photo:66607] Stay updated on the latest in education by following Teaching on Twitter. Do you Twitter? Please leave your Twitter name in the comments below so Teaching and members can follow you! [photo:66610] If you don't Twitter, fan Teaching Facebook page. Click ...
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    Why I Hated Teaching During My First Two Years

     Why I Hated Teaching During My First Two Years
    What made my first years so difficult? I think there were a few factors that made my first year difficult. I didn’t know how to control the class I am a firm believer that classroom management is your key to success in the classroom. I have since learned how to control my students very well. The knowledge that I would eventually ...
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    Maximizing the Stimulus Bill

    Maximizing the Stimulus Bill
    For the past month now, I have spent the majority of his day dealing with questions about the American Recovery and Reinvention Act and what it means for "me." Everyone is looking for answers, seeking to learn how it affects their institution, where there are opportunities to sell into it, and generally how the funds are to be used (or how ...
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    The Importance of Researching a School District

     The Importance of Researching a School District
    Now that you have secured a job interview for that once-in-a-lifetime-teaching opportunity, what's next? You have picked out the appropriate attire, rehearsed answers to the questions you are anticipating in front of the mirror, and now you feel ready to face the interview committee. Wait! Are you really ready? Have you researched the school district and studied their educational mandate or ...
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    Job Outlook for Teachers

    Job Outlook for Teachers
    Job opportunities for teachers over the next 10 years will vary from good to excellent, depending on the locality, grade level, and subject taught. Most job openings will result from the need to replace the large number of teachers who are expected to retire over the 2004-14 period. Also, many beginning teachers decide to leave teaching after a year or two—especially ...
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    How to Prepare for Teaching

    How to Prepare for Teaching
    All teachers in public schools must have a teaching certificate, a license to teach. Some are licensed to teach preschool through grade 3. Others are licensed to teach grades 1 through 6 or 8. Some are licensed to teach middle school or high school. Some have a license to teach a special subject. You must have a college degree to be ...
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    Is a Career in Teaching for You?

    Is a Career in Teaching for You?
    Is a Career in Teaching for You? Whether you’re a college student looking for something worthwhile to do with your life after graduation, or you hate your job selling widgets because there’s no meaning in it, chances are good someone will suggest teaching as an option. Should you be attracted by the seductive statistic that one-third of the teaching force is ...
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    Promote Yourself During an Interview

    Congratulations on landing an interview with a company you think would be a great fit. Now it's time to show and tell the interviewer all you have to offer. While you may find tooting your own horn awkward, there are plenty of tactful ways to promote yourself during an interview. Here are a few ideas: h4. Fill in the Pauses Remember, ...
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    12 Things to Never Say to Coworkers

    12 Things to Never Say to Coworkers
    With the downturn in the US economy, workplaces are becoming more and more diverse age-wise. Older workers are working alongside younger workers as people at every stage in their career are getting laid off. With this generational gap among educators widening, there’s a lot of potential for miscommunication or differing perspectives. Though many people will absolutely deny that they have any ...
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    Five Guides to Launching Your Career in Education

    Five Guides to Launching Your Career in Education
    The following career guides can hopefully answer any questions you might have on launching your career in education. If you have more questions, "ask a teacher":http://teaching.monster.com/discussions/145-ask-a-teacher/topics in our discussion forum or visit our "frequently asked questions.":http://teaching.monster.com/education/3921-become-a-teacher-frequently-asked-questions-faqs h4. "5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher":http://teaching.monster.com/education/3513-5-steps-to-becoming-a-teacher h4. "The Most Comprehensive Teachers Salary Guide on the Internet":http://teaching.monster.com/careers/3148-the-most-comprehensive-teacher-salary-guide-on-the-internet h4. "The Ultimate Guide to Getting a Job ...
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    What Not to Wear to a Holiday Work Party

    What Not to Wear to a Holiday Work Party
    December is great time year! The work load lessens and social calendars fill up. Most employers get into the spirit of the holidays by hosting a party to celebrate the year's accomplishments. It's a time to kick back, relax, and get to know your fellow coworkers on a more personal level. If you've worked hard on your professional reputation, don't throw ...
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    How Do Student Teacher Internships Help You in Your Teaching Career?

    How Do Student Teacher Internships Help You in Your Teaching Career?
    Student teaching internship programs have become extremely popular within the past few years. Most universities have programs to help recent graduates get a head start in their teaching careers. An internship program helps prepare aspiring teachers for their future in education. There are numerous benefits in joining a student teaching internship. Two of the most important are the classroom teaching experience ...
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    10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party

    What Not to Wear #1: Tacky Holiday Sweaters Why Not? If you're a teacher, wearing holiday sweaters and vests seems to be acceptable. While younger students may get a kick out of seeing you wear Rudolph with a big red pom pom nose front and center, an adult only holiday party calls for more mature attire. Try This Instead Sweaters are ...
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    Teaching Guide for Every State

    Teaching Guide for Every State
    Searching for a job in education can be an arduous task. How much money can you expect to make? How does each state measure up with the national average? Find out important teacher-pupil ratios and state testing statistics. Connect with helpful links for popular school districts in each state, how to get certified, or start looking for jobs. Click on ...
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    5 Mistakes Keeping You From Your Dream Job

    5 Mistakes Keeping You From Your Dream Job
    Are you having difficulty with your job search? Do you feel like you are constantly walking into a brick wall? Are you bewildered as to why your phone is not ringing off the hook with interview invitations? You may not realize it, but you could be the culprit who is unintentionally sabotaging your job search success. As a professional resume writer ...
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    Troops to Teachers

    h4. Program Description DANTES (Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support) assists eligible members of the armed forces to obtain certification or licensing as elementary school teachers, secondary school teachers, or vocational or technical teachers and to become highly qualified teachers. The program also helps these individuals find employment in high-need local education agencies (LEAs) or charter schools. h4. Additional Information This ...
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    5 Reasons Why Teachers Fail

    [photo:65548] Failure is a part of life. It's what makes us learn and eventually succeed. Sometimes it's our fault that we fail, and other times, we're not given the tools we need to succeed. Failure isn't the worst thing that can happen to us in our lives. It can make us stronger and more prepared to face what lies ahead. These ...
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    How to Survive the Holidays

    How to Survive the Holidays
    The holiday season can be an exciting, fun, and stressful time. As many of you take some time to enjoy the holidays with family and friends, don't forget to take time for yourself. How do you get everything done and make the most of your vacation? Let these articles guide you in navigating the holiday season and making it to the ...
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