Education

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

The Importance of ‘You’ in University Admissions

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

TESOL: Helping Students Find Their Voice

Educators: Our Most Monumental Figures

Educators: Our Most Monumental Figures

November 15

Why Is Counseling Important in Schools?

They used to be called “guidance counselors” and they were often portrayed as overly nice people who invited trouble-making students to have awkward conversations that they dreaded. My high-school guidance counselor was also our hockey coach, and he only worked as a counselor because our school didn’t allow people to just be coaches. The two state championships that team went to, and the one that […]

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October 31

What Can I Do with an MBA?

A Master of Business Administration is a practical degree that can open up many job opportunities. Unlike advanced degrees in other academic specialties, an MBA is open to degree holders from a variety of backgrounds. Whether you earned your bachelor’s degree in Business, Political Science, Math or Journalism, an MBA can help advance your career by helping you develop management skills—which are helpful no matter […]

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October 30

Study Tips to Prepare for the CTEL Exam

The California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) exam was developed as a method to test the competency of teachers in the skills and knowledge required to teach English learners. The CTEL exam consists of three subtests: Language and Language Development (CTEL 1): covers your knowledge of the structure of the English language and the importance of English in academics. This subtest consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and […]

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October 30

Which Teaching Credential is Right for Me?

You will need a teacher certification credential to become a school teacher, but what type of teaching credential is right for you? Find out what you can do with the different types of teaching credentials. What are the Types of Teaching Credentials? Elementary school teaching credentials allow you to teach pre-K, kindergarten, and elementary education. Credentials for elementary education cover multiple subjects, rather than a […]

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October 30

Considering a Career in Special Education—Reasons, Rewards, and Challenges

It was once said, “To teach is to touch a life forever,” and this sentiment isn’t any truer than for special education teachers. But why become a special education teacher? Special education students require focused instruction to meet their educational, vocational, social, and emotional needs. Special education teachers are the men and women who meet those needs. If you are preparing to become a teacher […]

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August 16

Important Teaching Interview Questions You Need to Know

Interviewing for any job is a difficult prospect. There are plenty of ways to sink an interview before it even really starts, be it, dress, attitude, hygiene, punctuality—all of these things can affect the interview process greatly, and we haven’t even gotten to how to answer the questions you’re actually asked. And, when it comes to jobs in the education world, where prospective employees are […]

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August 16

Early Signs of Autism

Recognizing the signs of autism early in a child’s life can make a huge difference in their well-being during the early stages of childhood. Recent research confirms that appropriate screening can determine whether a child is at risk for autism as young as one year, and while every child develops differently, early autism treatment frequently improves outcomes, and often does so dramatically. One of the […]

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July 13

How to Improve Parent Communication

Today, in schools across the country—from Kindergartens to high schools—there exists an extremely important relationship that doesn’t happen in the classroom, if it even happens in the school itself at all—the relationship between parent and teacher. Although long recognized as important through the decades upon decades of PTA meetings, fundraisers, sports, and other points of contact, the way in which the parent/teacher relationship operates has […]

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July 13

There is a World-Wide Demand for TESOL Teachers

As of 2017, 1.75 Billion people speak English worldwide—and that number has grown since then and is expected to continue to grow well into the next decade. 1.75 Billion. Almost a quarter of the global population already, and more are being added to that total every day, which is expected to finally exceed 2 Billion by the spring of 2020. This growth comes from two […]

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