Education

Tue
11
Feb

Teaching Opportunities For People With a Master's Degree in Education

Earning your master's degree in education (M.Ed.) shows employers that you are dedicated to setting high standards in academic settings.

Wed
05
Feb

Potential Job Opportunities for Instructional Coordinator Majors

Potential Job Opportunities for Instructional Coordinator Majors

People who earn a degree in instructional coordination can pursue a variety of job opportunities. 

Thu
30
Jan

How To Become a Special Education Teacher

How to become a special education teacher

Hundreds of thousands of students in the U.S. have special needs.

Wed
29
Jan

Top Paying States for Teachers

Top Paying States for Teachers

Teachers are the backbone of the education system in the U.S.

Fri
24
Jan

How to Become a High School Geoscience Teacher

How to Become a High School Geoscience Teacher

If you have always had a passion for geology, the atmosphere and oceans, but never had an outlet to share that knowledge, you should consider a career in teaching high school geoscience.

Fri
24
Jan

How to Become a High School Biology Teacher

How to Become a High School Biology Teacher

If you love learning about biology and want to share that knowledge with today's youth, you should consider a career in teaching high school biology.

Mon
13
Jan

Reading the Numbers: Everyday Mathematical Literacy

Students need literacy as well as quantitative skills to be successful especially as society becomes more technology-dependent.  The emphasis on building children’s numeracy skills should match the efforts of writing and reading intervention efforts.  Just as students who are exposed to early literacy activities are more confident in reading so too are students more confident in math when they are exposed early on to numbers and mathematical relationships.   22% of adults in the U.S. don’t have the basic math skills for an entry level job.  They can’t successfully add fractions, work with measurements or mentally estimate a tip.  They are functionally illiterate when it comes to numbers.

Thu
09
Jan

How to Become a High School Physics Teacher

How to Become  a High School Physics Teacher

If you have a profound understanding of physics and want to share that knowledge with the world, you should consider a career in teaching high school physics.

Fri
03
Jan

How to Become a High School Chemistry Teacher

If you've pursued a career in teaching, you know that nothing can really compare to watching students learn and "get" the course material. One of the most interesting, but often challenging courses is chemistry. If you are a person who has a profound love for molecules and chemical changes, and is also a great communicator, perhaps you should consider becoming a chemistry teacher.

Wed
11
Dec

Math and English: Dueling Standards

The Common Core State Standards Initiative created standards for Math and English Language Arts with History and Science as subsets of ELA Literacy.  This is obviously because math and language arts are so different—or perhaps that’s not the reason at all.  In fact, national standards were created for the two subjects specifically because math and language are regularly and internationally assessed for accountability purposes.  Further comparison of the common core standards reveals an important integration of previously divergent teaching practices.

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