Chapter 2 notes:
-More than half the teaches (60%) have a masters
degree and 15 years classroom experience.
- Pre-K education: range from birth to age eight, likely to use play to further
language and vocabulary development, improve your social skills, and introduce
scientific and mathematical concepts.
range from grades 1-6. Average 25 kids to a class, their job is to introduce
kids to mathematics, language, science, and social studies.
Multiage (multigrade) classroom: a class being
taught with students from different grade levels
School: learn more about
subjects taught in elementary school. Most teachers specialize in a specific
subject and teach several classes a day in that area.
. Some middle school teachers work in self-contained classroom and
teach all major subjects to one group.
School: teach 4 or 5 classes within a single content area. Not just
teaching but some teachers monitor study hall and homerooms or supervise
extracurricular activities. Also supervising events (dances, ex..)
Schools: smaller class size, and more control over determining the
ciriculum and standards for performance and discipline
.Private schools earn less then public school teachers but have
benefits such as free subsidized housing.
Schools: independent public schools, often founded by teachers, that
are given a charter to operate by a school district, state, or national gov.
. For a charter school to be approved the school must a agree to
document students mastery of predetermined outcomes.
. teachers at charter schools must account usually to a state or
local school board for producing positive academic results and adhering to the
charter contract .
Schools: a small highly individualized school separate from the regular
school, made to reduce violence, weapons, and drugs in school.
. 64% of public school districts have at least one alternative
School: offers a curriculum that focuses on specific area such as the
performing arts, mathematics, science, international studies, and technology
Teacher: teach students the visual arts; painting, sketching,
designing, and sculpting. Teachers may specialize in teaching one or more areas
of art, such as illustration, art history, or commercial art
Teachers: teachers instruct students in vocal and instrumental music and foster music appreciation. Most
teacher conduct things such as the chorus, band, or orchestra.
Edu. Teacher: train students to work in fields such as healthcare,
business, auto repair communications, and technology. They teach courses that
are high in demand by area employers who provide input and offer internship to
Ed Teacher: introduce students to physical activities that develop
within them a desire to maintain physical fitness throughout life. These
teachers normally coach sports, or also teach drivers education. They teach
student beginning or advanced calisthenics, gymnastics, or corrective
Ed Teachers: work with children and youth who have a variety of
disabilities. They must develop an individualized education program( IEP). Schools
that use response to intervention (RTI) model, teachers work with general
education teachers on school wide screenings
and progress monitoring to ensure that students are responsive to
instruction they receive in classroom; designed to see if students have low
achievement early (RTI)
Language Learners: (ELLs) teachers who teach students who's first
language was not English. Only 30% teachers receive training for this.