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Chapter 1 & 2

Intro to teaching

What are the reasons teachers want to teach? Good school experience and wanting to help people
Define Student Variability Adapting to change among students
What are some of the benefits of teaching? Vacations, summers off and job security
What areas are teachers most needed? Math and science
How many decisions do teachers make daily? 3000 decisions
How many teachers are in the US? 3.5-4 million
What is the racial makeup of most teachers and their gender? White females
What is special education? A form of learning provided to students with exceptional needs
What is vocational education? A specific students learn in the classroom geared towards a certain job field
What is an example of an professional organization? National Education Association (NEA)
What is a professional organization? An organisation that helps you become a better professional
What is collaboration? Having students work together to help each other learn
What is a charter school? A publicly funded school established by teachers
What re some specialized areas of teaching? Art, music, and physical education
What are the 3 requirements are a highly qualified teacher? State certification, Bacholars degree and a masters degree
Created by: Jillian Wharton