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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    BA, Elementary Education

    BA, Elementary Education
    A Bachelor’s degree in elementary education provides graduates with the training necessary for initial teaching certification K-5. Those who want to apply to a bachelor's program in elementary 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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    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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    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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    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 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 1 for Military Spouses: Decide if Teaching is Right for You

    Step 1 for Military Spouses: Decide if Teaching is Right for You
    Being a teacher isn’t for everyone, but it may be the perfect career for you. Are you contemplating getting into a career in teaching but need some advice about what the career is all about? Teaching has pulled together advice from teaching professionals to help you make your decision to take the plunge into teaching. The teaching profession can be challenging ...
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    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher for Military Spouses

    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher for Military Spouses
    Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? It’s a profession with great rewards and challenges. Education is also a profession that generally is in demand, providing steady jobs for the millions of women and men in the field of education. Whether you're thinking about becoming a teacher right out of college, or choosing teaching as a second career, our *5 Steps ...
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    Teachers Make a Lasting Impression

    Teachers Make a Lasting Impression
    It’s all because I mocked my 4th grade teacher. It was the last day of school and he was saying goodbye to our class. As the bell rang and we started to leave I noticed that he had shed a tear. I couldn’t help myself. I laughed, sentencing myself to a lifetime of emotional goodbyes to my students. Although I don’t ...
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    A Teaching Perk: Summer

    A Teaching Perk: Summer
    Summer is a wonderful time full of relaxing days strolling down sandy beaches, all-day-long hikes on serene mountain trials, and day after day swimming in the pool. Right? Well, for some. Sure, being a teacher includes a long summer break (8 weeks for me) where we can recharge our batteries and forget about teaching for awhile. A well-deserved break from the ...
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    A Comparison of Public and Private School Teaching

    A Comparison of Public and Private School Teaching
    The economy has taken a downward turn leaving job opportunities scarce for many; however, there will always be a need for teachers. In fact, that need is only increasing with the high attrition rates and number of senior teachers entering retirement and that being said, we as educators have choices. Because many of our days, and often our nights, are spent ...
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    Seven Tips to Make Teacher Collaboration Time Productive

    Seven Tips to Make Teacher Collaboration Time Productive
    Walk into a school today and you will rarely see teachers independently planning for instruction. Teachers today are expected to collaboratively plan, teach, and reflect. As a curriculum program coordinator, I spent many days working with groups of teachers during their common planning time. I found that some teachers dislike group planning because they believe it can be unproductive. However, the ...
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    A Teacher’s Transcript: The Value of Failure

    A Teacher’s Transcript: The Value of Failure
    Teachers know a lot of stuff. We are generally respected for our knowledge and our ability to share and pass on this information to others. This kind of respect is welcomed by most teachers, so welcome in fact that sometimes we let it go to our heads. There is power in knowledge, and most teachers wield this power with professionalism and ...
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    Summer Professional Development

    Summer Professional Development
    Andrea Hernandez threw this task at me and even called me out, saying that although I resigned from my teaching position, I still need to keep up on PD - she’s right! My task (read Andrea’s post to read the official meme) is to list 3 things that I plan to do for professional development this summer. Although I’m not returning ...
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    How to Score a Loan for College

    How to Score a Loan for College
    With lenders dropping out of the business due to credit-crunch stress, students and their parents should study up on these options... Families struggling to pay for college need all the help they can get. With lenders who are spooked by the credit crunch abandoning the business, borrowers seeking loans for the coming academic year may encounter problems, including higher interest rates ...
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    Report Reveals Most 'Highly Qualified' Teachers Across U.S.

    Report Reveals Most 'Highly Qualified' Teachers Across U.S.
    It's been a long five years since educators around the U.S. have to come know (and perhaps loathe) the term 'highly qualified.' The U.S. Department of Education has been following the issue closely and has recently released data about which classrooms around the country are being taught by "'highly qualified'":http://teaching.monster.com/benefits/1826-nclb-20-frequently-asked-questions-about-highly-qualified-teacher-requirements teachers. "This study":http://www.ed.gov/programs/teacherqual/hqt-data-2006-07.xls shows a 7% improvement from the 2003-2004 data. ...
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