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Elementary School Teacher


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Elementary School Teacher

  1. 1. Elementary School Teacher Anthony Averso
  2. 2. Skills <ul><li>Time Management: Managing your time and the class time </li></ul><ul><li>Active Listening: Giving your attention to others, ask questions, not interrupting at inappropriate times </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Comprehension: Understand students writing </li></ul><ul><li>Instructing: Teaching others how to do something </li></ul>
  3. 3. Education Needed <ul><li>4 year degree in Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education </li></ul><ul><li>The difference: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Childhood: Grades 1-6 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Early Childhood: Birth – 2 nd Grade </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Required to student teach before you graduate </li></ul>
  4. 4. Certification <ul><li>Must apply to become certified in an area of teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Send in multiple documents </li></ul><ul><li>Take the 3 certification tests and submit scores </li></ul><ul><li>Get fingerprinted </li></ul><ul><li>Most certification programs are incorporated in the major and all statewide requirements are usually met </li></ul>
  5. 5. Knowledge Needed <ul><li>Understand structure of the English Language </li></ul><ul><li>Including spelling and meaning of words </li></ul><ul><li>Rules of composition and grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of human behavior and performance </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize individuals abilities, differences, personality traits and interests </li></ul>English Language Psychology
  6. 6. Knowledge Needed <ul><li>Ability to describe land and sea features and locations </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution of plants, animals and human life </li></ul><ul><li>Order of historical events </li></ul><ul><li>Causes and Effects of those events </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of civilizations and cultures </li></ul>Geography History and Archeology
  7. 7. Knowledge Needed <ul><li>Familiar with multiple subtopics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Algebra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geometry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ability to apply these areas to real life situations </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how computers work </li></ul><ul><li>Smart board functions and tools </li></ul>Mathematics Computers
  8. 8. Daily Tasks <ul><li>Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedure </li></ul><ul><li>Observe and evaluate student’s performance </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare and plan lessons and class activities </li></ul><ul><li>Assign and grade class work, homework </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare, administer and grade tests that evaluate students’ progress </li></ul>
  9. 9. Daily Tasks Continued <ul><li>Read books to class or in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Instruct students individually or in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to vary teaching methods </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly change lessons to meet class learning needs </li></ul><ul><li>Meet and speak with parents to resolve behavior or academic problems/achievements </li></ul>
  10. 10. Outlook <ul><li>Outlook is very favorable in New York </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 there were 97,210 elementary school teachers in New York State </li></ul><ul><li>In 2016 there will be approximately 107,600 employed in New York </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of 1,040 jobs a year, and 2,120 openings each year </li></ul>
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