Bachelors degree: 75% of teachers have the bachelors degree Masters degree: 25% of teachers have the masters degree
Be able to adapt your teaching styles and materials to fit students needs Get all materials and class work prepared for the day before the students arrive to class Read books to small groups of students at a time to help them with any problems they have with comprehension Provide students with all the materials they need to fulfill tasks throughout the day
Educational board games Scissors, paper, drawing utensils Books for students to read Computers for students to take tests Microsoft office software (word, excel, publisher)
Education and Training — Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. Geography — Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and parents by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem- solving and decision-making.
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
The Median wages for Elementary school teachers on a national level is annually $52,840. The median wages for a Elementary school teacher in the state of Georgia is annually $53,500.
I would be suitable for this job because I love to help educate students and watch them grow. I’m a very patient person so the children will not bother me. Interacting with people is something I am fairly good at. I have several qualities in being a good teacher and I hope someday to fulfill it.
Some of the challenges to teaching young kids is not getting frustrated when they don’t know the answers. Another challenge for me is putting up with crying kids. I tend to get frustrated with kids that cry a lot. Those are some challenges I will face in the teaching business.
Some rewards that will come out of teaching is helping kids to achieve goals whether physical or mental. Another reward that comes out of it is being impacted by people that you thought could never impact you. Those are a few examples of rewards that will come out of teaching.
1. Why did you go into the teaching profession? Answer: I originally wanted to be a pharmacist. I decided after a year or two that wasn’t for me. I chose teaching because I love kids and I felt it would be really rewarding. 2. How many years did it take to get your degree? Which degree did you get and why? Answer: It took me 4 years to get my bachelors degree. After teaching for 5 years I went back to a cohort program for 1 ½ years to get my masters so I could earn more money.
3. What are the pros and cons of teaching? Answer: pros- never boring, very rewarding, summers off cons- very hard work, on your feet all day, your work day doesn’t end when the school day is over (Mrs. Cochran- kindergarten teacher)