Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Teacher Program

Teacher Programs

People who want to take up teaching as their career, profession and passion should definitely read some information about the kind of teacher education programs available in the country. Almost all universities in the United States of America offer graduate and undergraduate programs in teacher education. All the colleges and universities have definite goals and objectives for teacher education, and focus on molding quality teachers.

The University of California, San Diego (UCSD), offers minors, majors, graduate and undergraduate programs in education studies. The UCSD Education Studies (EDS) also offers M Ed, credential programs and doctoral degrees to certified teachers who want to further their careers and add to their knowledge base and skill sets. Their special programs include MA Deaf Education and M Ed Credential programs in multiple subjects. The Harvard Graduate School of Education wants their graduates to have an impact in the schools and indirectly in the society. Their graduate programs include the Teaching and Curriculum (TAC) program and the Mid-Career Math and Science (MCMS) program. Undergraduate Teacher Education Program (UTEP) at the school has trained students for more than 15 years for K-12 schools. They aim at getting aspiring teachers to certify for teaching in public schools in the United States.
Central Washington University has teacher education programs for teachers of all age groups. Undergraduate programs include minors in Bilingual Education, Reading and Second Language English teaching, and majors in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education and Special Education. The Masters programs in the university comprises of Instructional Leadership, Special Education, Educational Administration and Reading Specialist.
With autistic students a teacher must be able to be to adjust their program, even a special needs program, to meet the individual needs of these special children. Autistic students have difficulty understanding emotional reactions. One method used with some success is visual schedules. A teacher's aid can often be a good idea in helping an autistic child who is mainstreamed. Sometimes autistic children can be aggressive and overreact when they cannot cope well in their classroom situation. Sometimes, a few Yoga practitioners thinks of becoming a Yoga teacher and do so not necessary think or do thorough research into the Yoga teaching program they will choose. Below I share 5 tips about any teacher training school you're considering.
Go to the Yoga Alliance website or the UK the British Wheel of Yoga. These are respected educational bodies that set the educational pattern for yoga teachers to reference from. 2. - Enquire at Yoga schools. 3. - Style of Yoga being instructed
What to watch out for is the style of Yoga being taught does the school appeal to you, and if you have not been practiced in the style they are teaching then at least present yourself at class.
4. - Mixes of Styles
There are nine variations of Yoga and its possible a training center will mix styles instead of just concentrating on one. For example training abroad broadens your horizons and a feel a real Yoga transformation, while training locally you can train while keep your family or work commitments.
Picking the right training is essential, that is if you want to maintain quality and build up confidence and successfully transfer your skills to your future students.


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