Category: Becoming a Teacher

  • 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 the resume that you send out. If you’re wondering how to go about doing this, use […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 Ways to Discover Substitute Teacher Openings in Your Area

    Before graduating from college, I decided to look into substitute teacher openings. I figured that it would be a great way to gain practical teaching experience, make some money, and pad my resume. Of course, there are lots of reasons to seek out substitute teacher openings. If you’re looking for a full-time teaching position, substitute […]

  • What Should Substitute Teachers Bring With Them?

    What should substitute teachers bring with them? Don’t show up to a substitute teaching assignment empty handed. Here are the some of the top things that you should have in your substitute teacher bag to get you through the day. Behavior Management Supplies Without their regular teacher in the room, students have a tendency to […]

  • States that Require Substitute Teacher Certification

    If you decide to become a substitute teacher, you need to research the requirements to sub in your state. Consequently, the requirements vary greatly. In some cases, school districts within the state have requirements that vary, too. Check out some of the requirements for substitute teaching in each state according to the National Education Association: […]