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    Step 2 for Military Spouses: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus

    Step 2 for Military Spouses: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus
    In order to become a teaching professional, you'll need to get a degree and choose a teaching specialty. Though most states only require a Bachelor's degree to become a teacher, a Master's Degree may help acquire a teaching job in more competitive areas. There are many specialty areas in education that you can focus on to earn a teaching degree, and ...
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    Step 3 for Military Spouses: Step 3: Become a State Qualified Teacher

    Step 3 for Military Spouses: Step 3: Become a State Qualified Teacher
    Becoming a certified teacher should be on your mind well before you finish your degree program. A big factor in finding a job is if you hold the qualifications necessary that each state requires. Where you were trained can affect the ease of getting a teaching license, as many programs cater their education majors to be in line with state certification. ...
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    Step 4 for Military Spouses: The Resume & Interview Process for Teachers

    Step 4 for Military Spouses: The Resume & Interview Process for Teachers
    Preparing a resume and interviewing for a job as a teacher will be unlike any other professional interview. The field of teaching is so unique that the resume and interview questions you prepare for are very specific. Your resume will need to be catered to teaching to get you the interview you want. Once you get an interview for a school ...
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    Step 5 for Military Spouses: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers

    Step 5 for Military Spouses: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers
    You may already be very aware that teachers don't earn as much as their educated counterparts in other professions, but knowing what salary and benefits package comes with teaching can be an important step in planning your future. Teaching has gathered numerous resources that will help you know what to expect. Being a teacher is not a high paying job. Don’t ...
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    Changing the World One Student at a Time

    Changing the World One Student at a Time
    How do you inspire students to learn? Do young people create better work when they are nurtured and primped? Will they respond more enthusiastically if Mozart or Beethoven is played in the classroom? Do they perform higher if they are a product of excellent teacher modeling and demonstration? The answer? None of these are perfect strategies for motivating students in the ...
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    What Does It Take to Get a Scholarship?

    What Does It Take to Get a Scholarship?
    Because there are millions of scholarships available, you’re almost guaranteed to fit eligibility requirements. We have hundreds of scholarships worth millions of dollars that are available to just about anyone. Many students assume that they have to be brilliant, or athletically talented, or gifted musically, to earn a scholarship for college. What they don’t realize is that sometimes they just need ...
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    Step 6 for Military Spouses: Checklist

    Step 6 for Military Spouses: Checklist
    You've made the decision that you want to be a teacher- now what? Check through the list below to make sure you're ready. -Chose a teaching focus -Complete your bachelor's degree with your desired teaching focus -Take necessary qualifying tests for certification -Apply for certification in the teaching field for your state -Search available jobs in your area on "Teaching.monster.com":http://teaching.monster.com/careers -Send ...
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    Continuing Education

    Continuing Education
    Continuing education, degree advancement, credential renewal, scholarships, and much more. Connect with the resources you need now. If you're currently a teacher, you know that keeping up with certification renewal is a yearly process. Why not pick up an extra degree along the way and start earning more in a higher salary step? Don't forget to connect with scholarships and financing ...
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    Education & Training Pays

    Education & Training Pays
    If you're wondering if getting that degree will pay off- chances are it will be vital to the success of your career. The Bureau of Labor Statistics compared like workers with different levels of degrees, and the higher degree, the more you can earn. Earnings and unemployment by educational attainment, persons age 25 and over, 2006: Degree, weekly salary, unemployment rate. ...
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    Don't Wait! Renew Your Credential

    Don't Wait! Renew Your Credential
    In every state, teachers must renew their teaching certificates before their current license expires. It is the responsibility of the educator to determine which workshops or training meet the requirements for standard certificate renewal. This requirement exists to make sure educators keep up with the latest in training to stay abreast of changing techniques and standards. School systems provide professional ...
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    A Teacher with Passion

    A Teacher with Passion
    I recently had the pleasure of visiting my high school drama teacher at his 75th birthday party. My two best high school friends and I traveled over 600 miles along just to give him a hug and tell him “thank you.” Three other high school friends met us at the party having traveled similar distances. We all agreed that this was ...
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    Conferences

    Conferences
    Education conferences are a great way to connect with other educators, learn new ideas, and visit someplace new. Our conferences are organized by date. Where available, Teaching has provided a link to learn more or register for a conference. Related Links Do you need hours to renew your teaching credentials? Get the hours your need with a degree program. Scholarships are ...
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    The Great Benefits of Teaching

    The Great Benefits of Teaching
    I’ve been catching up with some of my high school and college friends lately. At some point the conversation always turns to our professions. While just about everyone I know is making more money than I am, none of my childhood friends are anywhere near as enthusiastic about what they do as I am. Sure, they like their jobs, but most ...
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    It's Not All About the Technology

    It's Not All About the Technology
    This may seem like a strange title coming from a technology evangelist and integration specialist. But it is true, it isn't all about technology in classrooms. Don't get me wrong, technology can and will do amazing things to increase student learning, differentiate instruction, and meet students where they are. Understand, technology alone can't do this, it isn't the golden ticket that ...
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    5 BEST Virtual Field Trips

    5 BEST Virtual Field Trips
    Field trips can be amazing learning experiences.   They provide students with the opportunity to actively participate in education, offering learning possibilities that aren't readily available in the classroom.  Unfortunately, it isn't always practical or possible to take students on field trips.  Tight budgets, location, transportation, time, and resource restrictions can keep your students school-bound.  Virtual field trips can fill this void. ...
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    Teaching Members Offered Discounts on Conferences

    Teaching Members Offered Discounts on Conferences
    Teaching.monster.com Members Are VIPS at All One Voice Global Conferences and Forums in Santa Fe, San Francisco, Seattle and Denver in 2009! Members of Teaching.monster.com are invited and welcomed, as partners to the network of approximately 20,000 One Voice constituents of all One Voice events in 2009. Teaching.monster.com members are invited to participate, share their work and their voices in Santa ...
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    Behavior in the Classroom: What's Going On?

    Behavior in the Classroom: What's Going On?
    At the close of each school year, we all find ourselves doing what all good teachers should: reflecting on what we did well the past year and on what we can do differently in the future to heed more positive results. This year, I find myself taking extra time thinking about how I can improve the behavior in my classroom. I’ve ...
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    Taking Care of Teachers

    Taking Care of Teachers
    A dear friend once asked me this question: “If you and the person most dear to you were on a sinking ship and there was only one life preserver, would you give it to your loved one, or keep it for yourself?” Taken aback I thought for a moment, and then replied, “give it to my loved one?” His response, “then ...
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    Connecticut Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Interim Educator Certificate Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The interim educator certificate may be issued at the initial or provisional level and is valid for one calendar year. A nonrenewable interim certificate may be issued with test deferrals and in some cases with a deficiency for the required special education course. A renewable interim educator certificate may ...
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    Delaware Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Delaware ARTC (Alternative Routes to Certification) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Under the Delaware ARTC program, individuals with college degrees in selected secondary school subjects may be hired by a public or charter secondary school and complete certification requirements during the first year of teaching -- through a 12- to 18-month, state-approved program of classes and seminars ...
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