Author Archive | Jamie Goodwin

  • Jamie Goodwin

    Jamie graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho with a degree in English Education. She spent several years teaching and tutoring students at the elementary, high school, and college level. She currently works as a contract writer and curriculum developer for online education courses. In her free time, she enjoys running and spending time with her boys!

How to Include Substitute Teaching Experience on Your Resume

You’ve been working as a substitute teacher for a while. Now, you’re ready to start applying for jobs as a full-time teacher. While working on your application materials, you’ll find that it’s important to include substitute teaching experience on your resume that you send out. If you’re wondering how to go about doing this, use […]

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Should I Become a Special Education Teacher?

So you want to become a teacher. But what grade should you teach? What age group? Also, have you considered becoming a special education teacher? Working with students who need extra assistance can be a very challenging but rewarding experience. To determine if this is the right career path for you, check out the following […]

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What to Look for in a Teacher Education Program

To become a great teacher, it helps to have a great education. Choosing a great teacher education program certainly helps. If you’re wondering what to look for in a teacher education program, check out these 6 things that other teacher candidates appreciate from their programs. Technology Education Technology is constantly evolving. Because of this, it […]

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6 Best Elementary Teacher Education Programs

Before becoming an elementary school teacher, you need to complete a teacher education program. Completing one of the best elementary teacher education programs available prepares teacher candidates to become the best teachers they can be. Check out these 6 programs across the country. University of Washington- Seattle One thing that sets University of Washington-Seattle apart is […]

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Can I Student Teach in Another State?

I attended college in the great state of Idaho. As much as I loved it there, I knew that I didn’t want to end up living and teaching there. And since student teaching is a great way to introduce yourself to a school district and possibly get a job, I found myself asking “Can I […]

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The Pros and Cons of Getting Your Teaching Degree Online

If you’re planning on getting your teaching degree, you have a very important decision ahead of you. Which higher education institution will you attend? Of course, there are lots of different options available to you. You need to find one that will be best suited to you—your schedule, your learning style, your budget, etc. Have […]

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Best Time to Apply for Teaching Jobs

When completing student teaching, it’s a good idea to start looking for teaching jobs. But when is the best time to apply for teaching jobs? Here are some of the things that are going on each month to help you decide when to apply. Winter At the beginning of the year, schools start posting about […]

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The Importance of Teacher Education and Reasons to Enroll in One

Although it’s possible to become a teacher without completing a teacher education program, here is the importance of teacher education and 5 reasons you should pursue this course of action to become a teacher instead. Learn Latest Techniques Teaching is one of the oldest professions. We’ve learned teaching methods from people of the past, such […]

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