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!

Praxis Test for Reading Specialists

In order to obtain a supervisory or instructional position teaching reading to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, you need to complete advanced academic courses and pass the Praxis II for Reading Specialists. Here are some things that you should know about taking this exam. Test Layout According to the Praxis website, the exam is […]

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5 Tips for Setting Student Teaching Goals

In order for your student teaching experience to be effective, consider setting student teaching goals before you start. When you set goals, you have something to work toward. You know where you want to improve and can make a plan for how to get there. As you set goals, consider the following advice to help […]

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Student Teaching Survival Kit: What to Include?

As a student teacher, one needs to be prepared for every possibility. When you’re prepared, you’ll feel more confident and ready to focus on the task at hand. As such, consider putting together a student teaching survival kit that can help get you through your time as a student teacher as unscathed as possible. Here […]

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Continuing Your Education as a Teacher

Photo by Hadi James Continuing your education after receiving your teacher’s license can prove to be very beneficial. This helps you maintain your license, improve your skills, and learn about changing trends and technological advances in education. Each state has different requirements that need to be met in order to maintain your license. It’s important to find out […]

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Resources to Help You Find Online Teaching Jobs

Online education is a growing trend for elementary and secondary education students. Many families supplement their home schooling curriculum with online programs, or students turn to online schools to challenge or assist them beyond what their regular class can. With the amount of students enrolling in these programs, there is a great need for teachers […]

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Preparing for Vocabulary for Praxis Core Reading

Disparage. Efface. Hackneyed. Impetuous. Marred. Sagacious. Sycophant. Vilify. If you saw any of these words on the reading section, would you know what they mean? In some of the questions on the exam, you may need to answer a question about the meaning of the word. You may also need to know what the word […]

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