Middle school and high school are the key life checkpoints where most students begin figuring out who they are” and what they want to do”—they grow more independent and begin determining their own schedules, participating in extra-curricular activities, and preparing for the next step of their lives. Or, if you already have a Bachelor degree in an area other than Education, you can draw upon your existing knowledge to become a teacher in one short year. Your boss won’t care if your goldfish died the night before if you lose him business or turn up really late for a meeting – thus in society and in education you are judged by Universalistic standards.
Careful degree planning to ensure sufficient content for secondary teaching subjects is strongly recommended. Thus, I need to continue dropping or failing the secondary institution classes at least 2 more times. In Missouri , for example, middle school certification covers grades 6-8, elementary school certification covers up to grade 5, and high school certification covers grades 9-12.
A student must have passed through Teacher Education Program Checkpoint I in order to enroll in EDCO 290/291, EDCO 303, EDCO 390, SEDU 310 and SEDU 365. Students who hold a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate content area, may apply to admission to the post-bac program.
To study for a degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently. An Art Education program is also available, which includes a P-12 certification. Students in the secondary education program take a sequence of professional courses in addition to courses in their academic content area.
Teacher candidates will survey how adolescents grow and develop, recognizing that patterns of learning and development vary individually within and across the cognitive, social/emotional, and physical areas. In recent years, we’ve had English education majors become editors/writers for online blogs and websites, history education majors go on to work in museums and math education majors to pursue graduate school in the biomedical field.