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The Path to Enlightenment Amber Riel Algebra/Geometry September 19, 2013
Agenda Differences between jobs and careers Information on my dream career and a back up career Tips and attire for the perfect job interview and the answers to the top ten job interview questions Timeline for the Path to Enlightenment Jobs vs Careers Careers Future Plans Colleges Job Interview Information on a college for each career Resources used in this presentation References
JOBS Temporary employment Not what you want to do forever Paid a hourly wage Repetitive tasks requiring little creativity Requires little education or training Several employment opportunities Gain skills to get promotions Paid by salary Thinking outside the box Requires post-high degrees and training CAREERS Jobs vs Careers The Differences Between Jobs and Careers (Trent, 2008).
TASKS Plan lessons Create assignments Grade papers Create projects that apply math concepts Create opportunities for students to work together Computer literate Understand math Adjust to the pace of the students Timeliness Collaboration skills Endless amounts of patience SKILLS Dream Career: Teaching Job Title: High School Algebra Teacher Monthly Salary: $2,783.32 Job Description: Teach high school sophomores how to make the right choices in their lives through mathematics.
Location: 2500 Campus Road Honolulu, HI 96822 Degree: Bachelors of Education Secondary Mathematics Cost: $42,016 (includes fees, tuition, and books) Duration: 4 years (8 semesters) Classes: History, Biology, Chemistry, Speech, Special Education, Education Foundations, Education Psychology, Calculus, Euclidean/Non-Euclidean Geometry, Statistics, Probability, Linear/Abstract Algebra, Student Teaching and Practicum Biggest Distraction: I would rather sleep in than go to early morning classes, especially history. Univ ersity of Hawaii - Manoa (University of Hawaii, 2010).
Location: 100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 900 Minneapolis, MN 55401 Degree: Masters of Science Education Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment Cost: $24,264 (includes fees, tuition, and books) Duration: 2 years (4 semesters) Classes: Teacher as Professional, Enhancing Learning thru Linguistic & Cultural Diversity, Curriculum Design for Learning, Assessment, Differentiated Instruction, Habits of Mind, Action Research for Educators, Creating Effective Classroom Learning Environments, Designing Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for Students with Special Needs, Teacher Leaders in the Classroom Biggest Distraction: Online learning takes up a lot of time and my foster daughter was making poor decisions. Walden University - Online (Walden University, 2013).
TASKS Develop mathematical models for analysis Test mathematical hypotheses Apply mathematics to solve problems Analyze data in business, engineering and science Solving problems Understanding written work Use logic and reasoning to solve problems Communicate effectively in writing and oral forms Systems analysis SKILLS Back Up Career: Mathematician Job Title: Theoretical and Application Mathematician Monthly Salary: $8,446.67 Job Description: Researching pure mathematics and applying mathematics to solve problems.
Location: 2500 Campus Road Honolulu, HI 96822 Degree: Bachelors of Science Mathematics Cost: $42,016 (includes fees, tuition, and books) Duration: 4 years (8 semesters) Classes: History, Biology, Chemistry, Speech, Calculus, Euclidean/Non-Euclidean Geometry, Statistics, Probability, Linear/Abstract Algebra, Student Teaching and Practicum Biggest Distraction: I would rather sleep in than go to early morning classes, especially history. Univ ersity of Hawaii - Manoa (University of Hawaii, 2010).
TIPS Research the company beforehand Dress for success Have a resume ready Provide good eye contact Greet interviewer with firm handshake Be respectful Dress for the job you want Iron your clothes Put on your confident face No visible cleavage Clothes that fit you well No overpowering perfume ATTIRE Job Interview Tips and attire for the perfect job interview (Doyle, 2013). (Smith, 2013).
I filled out a job application for Burger King. Job Interview – Question #1 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
I applied to be a cashier. I will be expected to keep the counter neat, take orders, collect money, give correct change with and without the aid of the computer, fill orders, and be courteous and respectful to all customers. Job Interview – Question #2 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
My greatest strength is my ability to adapt to any situation in which I find myself. I am highly trainable and, with a little initial assistance, I can carry out any task required of me. Job Interview – Question #3 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
My greatest weakness is that I get very nervous when speaking in public and prefer not to at all costs. In order to prevent this nervousness, I make sure that I am well- prepared for any presentation. Job Interview – Question #4 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
When I face a lot of stress and pressure, I usually take a deep breath and say a little prayer for patience. Then I breakdown whatever task I have to do into smaller, more manageable pieces and work on those one at a time. Job Interview – Question #5 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
Last year, a parent showed up in my classroom unannounced and demanded to observe her child. I allowed it on the first day so as not to disrupt the rest of the class. She demanded to come the entire week. She also called during one of my classes to berate me for my methods and practices. I spoke with the counselor and administrator about preventing her hostility from entering my class. I called security to have the parent removed from my doorway as she prevented my students from entering. My first job is to protect my students. Despite trying to work with the parent, her hostility prevented her daughter from continuing in the class. Job Interview – Question #6 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
In order to work at Burger King, I need to be respectful and courteous, but know when to seek assistance from my superiors and others. Job Interview – Question #7 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
As long as there is respect for differing ideas and evidence to support any idea, working as a team is easy. Job Interview – Question #8 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
When a student who does not think they can do math finally understands a concept, that is my greatest reward. Job Interview – Question #9 Top 10 Job Interview Questions
Dedicated Reliable Trustworthy I am dedicated to any task I must do and will see those tasks through to their end. I am also very reliable and often have many other people depending on me for a variety of things. People often feel comfortable Job Interview – Question #10 Top 10 Job Interview Questions (Doyle, 2013). (Smith, 2013).
FUTURE PLANS Graduate from Kamehameha Schools with an Honors Diploma Begin attending the University of Hawaii – Manoa for a Bachelors of Education – Secondary Math Teaching observation and practicum at Kalakaua Middle School Student teaching at Kaiser High School May 2000 August 2000 January 2004 January 2003 August 2003 Gear Up tutor at Central Middle School Graduate from University of Hawaii – Manoa with a Bachelors of Education – Secondary Math May 2004
FUTURE PLANS Get my first teaching job at Kaimuki High School Leave Kaimuki High School after 5 years to teach at Kamehameha Schools Begin teaching sophomores at Waianae High School Take in geometry student as a foster daughter August 2004 August 2009 May 2011 April 1, 2010 August 2010 Marry Mr. Anthony Joshua Riel Begin at Walden University online – Masters of Education in Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment October 2011
FUTURE PLANS Move out of in-laws house and into an apartment of our own. Move back in with in-laws and lose foster daughter due to her poor choices. Finish coursework for masters Finish portfolio and graduate from Walden University January 2012 February 2013 September 2013 June 2013 Take long awaited honeymoon Teach awesome, well-behaved Waianae students who do their work and turn it in on time. Present
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