Learning to Teach and Teaching to Learn
Teachers have some of most important jobs in the world today. They are responsible for directly influencing and training students of all ages. Successful teachers possess a desire for working with others, have a passion for life-long learning, are excellent communicators, and are organized, patient, dependable and creative. A bachelor's degree in teaching will present you with the opportunity of finding new challenges and new successes, will allow you the power to mold and grow minds and will allow you to be creative and autonomous.
Obtaining you bachelor degree in education will provide you with a background and knowledge to plan lessons, handle discipline problems, and have a deeper understanding behind the psychology of learning. Most programs take four years and will provide you with a broad liberal arts education, as well as a solid understanding of teaching knowledge and expertise.
Depending on the institution you obtain your degree from and their course requirements, the classes you take may vary, however generally they will include education, the psychology of human development, art, music, biology, math, English and the methodology of teaching. A bachelor's degree in teaching is required in order to obtain your teacher certificate.
Careers in Teaching
The career opportunities available for teachers is seemingly limitless and include:
- Pre-school/Kindergarten/Elementary/Middle/High School Teacher
- Post-Secondary Teacher
- Special Education Teacher
- College Admissions
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