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    BA, Secondary Education

    BA, Secondary Education
    A Bachelor’s degree in secondary education provides graduates with the training necessary for initial teaching certification 9-12. Those who want to apply to a bachelor's program in secondary education should have graduated from high school or have obtained a GED. Each college or university has their own admission requirements, often including a personal essay and previous grades. Before deciding if a ...
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    Advance With a Master’s Program Online

    Advance With a Master’s Program Online
    After a full day of teaching other people’s kids, the last thing you want to do is leave your own family to attend graduate classes. Now, thanks to innovative online programs from some of the nation’s top-ranked universities, you can earn your master’s degree in education and balance family, education and work responsibilities. And you’ll earn the same degree that on-campus ...
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    Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Prep Program

    Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Prep Program
    This degree is for those with a Bachelor's degree who want to teach K-12. [widget:715] If you already have a Bachelor’s degree in a non-education field, this type of degree program can build on your existing degree and prepare you to become a licensed teacher. This degree program will train you to become a highly-qualified teacher. During the program, core ...
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    MA, Education

    MA, Education
    A Master’s of Arts degree program is ideal for someone who already holds a Bachelor’s degree. This type of degree program usually provides the qualifications required for licensure and who wants to become a certified school teacher. It is well-suited for career changers, substitutes who want licensure, and others who feel called to teach. The master's program will include additional training ...
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    MS, Education Leadership/Administration

    MS, Education Leadership/Administration
    A Master’s of Science in administration, or education leadership, is a degree program designed for already licensed, practicing teachers aspiring to become K-12 principals. It is a most intensive degree program in comparison with the Master's in Education, usually requiring more course work. This type of degree program will equip students with a portfolio of classes and experiences that demonstrate competencies ...
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    A Day in the Life of a Multimedia Teacher

    A Day in the Life of a Multimedia Teacher
    I teach college prep, advanced, and certification computer multimedia courses to 9th through 12th grade students in a 1:1 computer classroom. Every day is different when teaching high school. There are so many activities, meetings, and events going on before, during, and after school that it is impossible to keep up with all of it. Here is my schedule for a ...
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    MA, English as a Second Language

    MA, English as a Second Language
    A Master's degree in ESL education prepares you to teach in a PK-12 English Language Learning/English as a Second Language setting. The United States has become a diverse culture. Classrooms across the US are filled with a diverse population. There is more demand than ever for teachers to reach this student population with unique needs. ESL programs help educate teachers and ...
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    5 Things You Need to Give up to Get Your First Job

    It’s time for the reality check. America is in a recession and jobs are fewer while competition is greater. It takes even more hustle, dedication, and tenacity to land a job today than it did for your parents. Having a degree isn’t always enough and, sorry to break it to you, but you aren’t likely to get your dream job ...
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    6 Ways to Beat Back to School Jitters

    6 Ways to Beat Back to School Jitters
    I was recently eating lunch with a group of my closest girlfriends, who also happen to be my coworkers. We started talking about the topic that is clearly unavoidable: the beginning of the school year. Since most of us have been spending the past few weeks at the pool, on family vacations, cheering our kids on at swim meets, and the ...
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    15 Tools to Help You Go Paperless

     15 Tools to Help You Go Paperless
    Schools are notorious for enormous copy budgets.  Between parent/home communications, student work, and staff communication, schools are drowning in a sea of paper.  Transforming the school into a paperless environment is eco-friendly, budget friendly, and can increase productivity.  With all of the free online options, going green is easier than ever.   Paperless students and teachers: 1. Spelling City www.spellingcity.com  Spelling ...
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    Certification Requirements for all 50 States

    Navigating the best route to obtaining teacher certification can be a tough task. Here are some requirements that must be met before earning Teacher Certification: 1. You must hold a "bachelor's degree.":http://teaching.monster.com/content/education-resources Check with your state, however, as some states now require a "Master's degree.":http://teaching.monster.com/content/education-resources Depending on the state you want to teach in, you may need a "minor or major ...
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    Leadership Degrees

    Leadership Degrees
    If you're considering becoming a principal, an assistant principal, or an instructional specialist, you will need to take courses to fulfill the requirements for those positions. In addition to a bachelor's degree, you will need to earn an advanced degree in administration or educational leadership. Here are some sample degree programs for a career in leadership. MA in Education/Administration and Supervision ...
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    Specialty Degrees in Education

    Specialty Degrees in Education
    Speech Language Pathologist In 2005, 47 States required speech-language pathologists to be licensed if they worked in a health care setting, and all States required a master’s degree or equivalent. A passing score on the national examination on speech-language pathology, offered through the Praxis Series of the Educational Testing Service, is needed as well. Other requirements typically are 300 to ...
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    Register for State Exams

    In addition to obtaining a degree, part of the certification process is to pass state exams. You'll want to register in advance to make sure to allow time for the scores to reach your certification processing center. Many tests fill up quickly, so don't wait to register. There is a higher fee for last minute registrations. Taking tests well in advance ...
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