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Should I Become a Teacher? 10 Things to Consider

By Adam on March 20, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

Teaching isn’t always — or even most of the time — an easy job, as most teachers are likely to tell you. If you’re considering taking the Praxis and pursuing teaching as a career, there are quite...

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How to Work While Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on March 15, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Student teaching is basically a full-time job. After spending the day with your students, your nights are filled with meetings, grading assignments, lesson planning, and more. Because of this,...

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Student Teaching Tips: Helping Your Student with Fragile X

By Allison White on March 14, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom

Fragile X syndrome can be tricky to understand and it may not be one of the student teaching difficulties you've prepared for. But with a few changes to your typical teaching style, you can be a...

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4 Reasons People Quit Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on March 08, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

If you’re reading this, you’re probably either:

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Top Student Teaching Supplies to Bring on Your First Day

By Jamie Goodwin on March 07, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Classroom

As I prepared for my first day of student teaching, I wasn’t sure what to expect. What would my cooperating teacher be like? Would the students test my classroom management skills? What would I...

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Pros and Cons of Alternative Certification Programs

By Allison White on March 06, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

I originally got into teaching through a nationwide alternative certification program. My experience was mixed, so I want to share with you some of the pros and cons of alternative certification....

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Best Books to Prepare for Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on March 05, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

Throughout your college experience you spent a lot of time learning about methodologies and strategies for teaching. However, nothing quite prepares you for the moment that you first step in front...

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Can You Complete Student Teaching Abroad?

By Jamie Goodwin on February 28, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

In 2014, there were over 300,000 college students who chose to study abroad. These students took advantage of the opportunity to learn about other cultures as they stepped outside of their comfort...

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Best Ways to Fail Student Teaching

By Jamie Goodwin on February 25, 2019
Topics:  Student Teaching, Career

If you were wondering whether or not it’s possible to fail student teaching, you should know that it’s absolutely possible. Most universities grade student teaching with pass or fail. This means...

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How to Become a Teacher: A Guide for Aspiring Teachers

By David Recine on February 22, 2019
Topics:  Teachers, Student Teaching, Career

So you want to become a school teacher. But where do you start? Well, that’s not exactly a simple question, and it depends on a lot of different factors. The good news is that, these days, there...

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