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Become A Technology Applications Teacher

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Working As A Technology Applications Teacher

  • Training and Teaching Others
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Coaching and Developing Others
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $46,000

    Average Salary

Example Of What A Technology Applications Teacher does

  • Provide necessary instruction regarding MS Office software applications Excel, PowerPoint, Word Processing, and Publisher, among others.
  • Developed schemes of work, lesson plans and tests that were in accordance with established procedures.
  • Provide classroom instruction to elementary aged children K-6th in the areas of computer and technology applications.
  • Educated 8th and 9th grade students in practical computer applications, maintenance, and social media.
  • Serve on committees and taskforces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising, and anti-bullying efforts.

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How To Become A Technology Applications Teacher

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must have a bachelor’s degree. In addition, public school teachers must have a state-issued certification or license.

Education

All states require public kindergarten and elementary school teachers to have at least a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Some states also require kindergarten and elementary school teachers to major in a content area, such as math or science. They typically enroll in their college’s teacher preparation program and also take classes in education and child psychology in addition to those required by their major.

In teacher education programs, future teachers learn how to present information to young students and how to work with young students of varying abilities and backgrounds. Programs typically include fieldwork, such as student teaching. For information about teacher preparation programs in your state, visit teach.org.

Some states require all teachers to earn a master’s degree after receiving their teaching certification.

Private schools typically seek kindergarten and elementary school teachers who have a bachelor’s degree in elementary education.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

All states require teachers in public schools to be licensed or certified. Those who teach in private schools are generally not required to be licensed. Most states require teachers to pass a background check.

Kindergarten and elementary school teachers are typically certified to teach early childhood grades, which are usually preschool through third grade, or elementary school grades, which are usually first through sixth grades or first through eighth grades.

Requirements for certification vary by state. In addition to earning a bachelor’s degree, they are required to complete a teacher preparation program and supervised experience in teaching, typically gained through student teaching. Some states require a minimum grade point average. States often require candidates to pass a general teaching certification test, as well as a test that demonstrates their knowledge of the subject they will teach. Although kindergarten and elementary school teachers typically do not teach only a single subject, they may be required to pass a content area test to earn their certification. For information on certification requirements in your state, visit teach.org.

Teachers are frequently required to complete annual professional development classes to keep their license. Some states require teachers to complete a master’s degree after receiving their certification.

All states offer an alternative route to certification for people who already have a bachelor’s degree but lack the education courses required for certification. Some alternative certification programs allow candidates to begin teaching immediately after graduation, under the supervision of an experienced teacher. These programs cover teaching methods and child development. After they complete the program, candidates are awarded full certification. Other programs require students to take classes in education before they can teach. Students may be awarded a master’s degree after completing one of these programs.

Training

In order to receive certification, teachers need to undergo a period of fieldwork, commonly referred to as student teaching. During student teaching, they work with a mentor teacher and get experience teaching students in a classroom setting. The amount of time required varies by state.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Teachers must collaborate with teacher assistants and special education teachers. In addition, they need to discuss students’ needs with parents and administrators.

Creativity. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must plan lessons that engage young students, adapting the lessons to different learning styles.

Patience. Working with students of different abilities and backgrounds can be difficult. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers must respond with patience when students struggle with material.

Physical stamina. Working with kindergarten and elementary-aged students can be tiring. Teachers need to be able to physically, mentally, and emotionally keep up with the students.

Resourcefulness. Kindergarten and elementary school teachers need to be able to explain difficult concepts in terms that young students can understand. In addition, they must be able to get students engaged in learning and adapt their lessons to meet students’ needs.

Advancement

Experienced teachers can advance to serve as mentors to newer teachers or to become lead teachers. In these roles, they help less experienced teachers to improve their teaching skills.

With additional education or certification, teachers may become school counselors, school librarians, or instructional coordinators. Some become assistant principals or principals, both of which generally require additional schooling in education administration or leadership.

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Technology Applications Teacher Demographic

Gender

  • Female

    63.5%
  • Male

    34.6%
  • Unknown

    1.9%

Ethnicity

  • White

    76.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    11.1%
  • Unknown

    7.7%
  • Asian

    4.5%
  • Black or African American

    0.6%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    75.0%
  • French

    25.0%

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Top Skills for A Technology Applications Teacher

CurriculumDevelopmentClassroomInstructionTechnologyApplicationsLessonPlansPowerpointMultimediaLayoutsWindowsMovieMakerWebDesktop7ThGradeLevelSoftwareProgramsDigitalMoviesComputerApplicationsAdobeCriticalSkillsDesignPrinciplesCamerasSuiteRoboticsAcademicAdvisorTechnologyCurriculum

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Top Technology Applications Teacher Skills

  1. Curriculum Development
  2. Classroom Instruction
  3. Technology Applications
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Serve on committees and taskforces focused on curriculum development, textbook review, fundraising, and anti-bullying efforts.
  • Provide classroom instruction to elementary aged children K-6th in the areas of computer and technology applications.
  • Developed lesson plans that incorporated teaching objectives consistent with state requirements.
  • Educated 8th and 9th grade students in practical computer applications, maintenance, and social media.

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