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Career Questions tagged Being An Elementary Teacher

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Emma Sep 05 72 views

When do you plan your lessons?

As elementary teachers, when do you lesson plan?

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Alliana Jan 27 256 views

What do you wish you would have done before becoming a teacher?

Hi! I'm Alli, I'm 15 and interested in pursuing early childhood education. I was curious if any teachers have things they wish they would have done before college or finding a job? Teaching children is something I've always been interested in, I'm just not entirely sure on the steps I should...

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Rawan Nov 21, 2022 242 views

When did you realize that the profession you're in/studying for is something you want to do for the rest of your life?

I've had a countless number of dreams as a kid including becoming a chef, a vet, an artist, etc. My hobbies and interests are constantly fluctuating and it can get in the way of my life sometimes. I recently discovered that I enjoy being around kids, and this has made me wonder if choosing a...

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Hallie May 15, 2018 534 views

What to expect in an education program at college?

#being-an-elementary-teacher #k-12-education #primary-education #teaching #teacher

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Hannah Jan 23, 2018 666 views

Did you ever consider switching your major from elementary education? If so, why?

#being-an-elementary-teacher #elementary-education #k-12-education #teaching

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Divine Jan 21, 2018 750 views

As a educator, how do you make sure to effectively communicate to each student?

I know all students learn differently, especially students with special needs. For future reference I am curious as to how does one make sure that you communicate effectively with each student, so that they all learn and understand. #special-education #being-an-elementary-teacher...

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Divine Jan 21, 2018 449 views

Are there any classes that a teacher would recommend that a prospective teacher take?

I am asking because as a student we have a list of classes that we should take as education majors to graduate, but I always wonder if there are any classes that a future educator should take that is not in the set list of classes that students take. Classes that would help out even more in...

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Delaini Jan 20, 2018 598 views

What are some effective ways to study if you are a hands on learner?

I struggle to find effective ways for me to study and remember the material. #iwannastudybetter #elementary-education #being-an-elementary-teacher

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Melissa Jan 19, 2018 481 views

What grade level is it best to start working in?

Ok, so lets say you completed the education requirements, and became a teacher. Now your a beginner elementary school teacher. What grade level would you recommend starting as?

#teaching-prek-12 #being-an-elementary-teacher

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India Jan 16, 2018 642 views

How do I handle discipline in the classroom?

I'm going to be a teacher (first grade), and I'm not sure about the best way to handle discipline problems in the classroom. For example, is it better to give them a time out, or take away a privilege? And what do I do if the parents of an unruly child are uncooperative/unhelpful? #teaching...

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Mireia Jan 13, 2018 696 views

What does a day in the life of a teacher look like?

Considering becoming an educator and would really appreciate some insight. #teacher #educator #education #higher-education #teaching #higher-education #high-school-students #being-an-elementary-teacher #teachers #educational-leadership #educators #teaching #educating

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Mireia Dec 12, 2017 626 views

What are some innovative ways to keep a class engaged?

I volunteer at church school as a teacher aid and we've integrated material into games, activities, discussions, and crafts. Would really appreciate some other creative ideas to keep learning fun and interesting. #education #educator #teacher #teaching #being-an-elementary-teacher #learning

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Morgan Oct 10, 2017 721 views

What are the steps I need to take in order to become a certified teacher in Michigan?

I am an MSU Graduate Student who just graduated with a BA in Elementary Education. I am currently completed a year-long teaching internship at a local elementary school. At the end of the internship year, I will be a certified teacher. I want to know what additional steps are needed in order to...

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Leslie Sep 01, 2017 446 views

When you are majoring in early childhood development is it hard getting the specific grade level that you want?