Alternative Careers With A Teacher CertificationAuthor: Andrew Pearson 4/19/2007 8:13:00 PM EDT
Careers, Library/Information Sciences, Life Skills, Research
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This unit is a scavenger hunt that will allow the student to find out what other alternatives that having a teacher certification has in terms of other careers.
This will allow the student access to several websites to help in the search to different alternatives of having a teacher certification. This will help them understand that there are other careers that can use the certification in real world applications.
This lesson will allow a individual on the insight of how their teacher certification can also work in other careers.
This unit will allow the individual to explore the internet for careers and research there importance within the parameters of the teaching certificate that they have or will obtain in the near future. This lesson will also help those that are beginning to worry about the constant threat of unemployment problems that plague this country now. This will allow the individual to make a secondary option in case of the problem of no jobs in the area.
The student will go through a list of web sites and explore the many opportunities that are out there regarding the advancement with the aid of their teacher certification. This will be complete in the use of a scavenger hunt of the given web sites and those they also find on the web. Each student will right a three to four page research paper on their findings.
This will all depend on the situation that appears in the classroom. This will have to be dealt with the regulations that are instated by the college or institution guidelines.
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Since this is the first time that this lesson will be used there will be no example for the student to look at for a basis for the assignment. Make sure to collect a sample for the next year that will help the students to understand the assignment.
Students will work individually.
1 class period. 50 Min. per class.
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For future reference the teacher should make sure to collect a sample for the next years students so they have a idea of what is going into the assignment.