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How Long Does it Take to Earn a Degree in Early Childhood Education?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 15, 2019

You may not have the time to pursue a 4-year degree, but that doesn't mean you can't pursue higher education at all. There are a number of programs out there that can be completed in less time than a 4-year degree that still offers you entry into a rewarding, exciting career.

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Can I Teach Preschool with an Early Childhood Education Associates Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 19, 2018

When it comes to teaching children in a formal school setting, the qualifications for teaching are endless. Grade level specialties, advanced degrees, CEU’s, licenses and certifications; there’re so many requirements to follow. If you’re considering a career in Early Childhood Education, you may be wondering if you need to have years and years of higher education to teach the youngest of students.

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What Careers Are Available With An Early Childhood Education Degree?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 10, 2018

When people think of early childhood education they often think of teaching a classroom full of young children, but it's so much more than that. There are a number of paths you can pursue with a degree in early childhood education — you aren't limited to becoming a teacher. Here are just a few examples of the careers you can go into.

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How Long Does an Early Childhood Education Program Last

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 19, 2018

Imagine being greeted every morning with bright, cheery faces with huge grins; boundless energy; color and creativity radiating from the walls and a space designed to appeal to all the senses. Welcome to the world of an Early Childhood Education teacher. The teaching that Early Childhood Educators provide is some of the most important learning that young children will ever engage in, as it lays the foundation for the rest of their academic careers.

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Resume Advice for Student Teachers in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Nov 5, 2018

Resume Advice for Student Teachers

You’ve taken all of your classes and now it’s your turn to be the teacher. Once you have started your student teaching, its time to begin thinking about applying for your first teaching job. To do this, you need a killer resume. Your resume is the first impression your future employer will get of you. This means what goes into it is extremely important.

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Stretch Your Students’ Potential with Yoga

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 25, 2018

Yoga is not just for stressed out soccer moms looking for a little exercise and escape. There are many therapeutic benefits of yoga that can nurture the bodies and minds of young children. This includes strength and flexibility, concentration, creativity, emotion management, and ability to follow instructions. Studies show self-regulation, mindfulness, and overall performance of 3 to 5 year-olds develops faster when yoga is incorporate into an educational setting. Here are so sure-fire strategies to incorporate yoga in to your early childhood classroom:

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How to Integrate Technology into your Preschool Classroom

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Oct 8, 2018

Gone are the days when school simply meant reading, writing, and arithmetic. Early Childhood Education teachers are now tasked with ensuring students are familiar with constantly changing technology. To give students a head start, technology can be introduced as early as preschool. Not only does this familiarize preschoolers with technological terms and devices, it provides them with additional learning mediums.

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Incorporating Learning Styles into Your Early Childhood Classroom

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 26, 2018

It’s the start of a new school year. Anxious minds sit calmly in their chairs, excitedly clinging onto every word you have to say. The twenty young minds you’re teaching are eager and ready to master reading, writing, and math. As an Early Childhood Education teacher, your heart is wide, and your goals are lofty as you attempt to help your students develop a firm foundation of learning that they’ll proudly carry with them throughout their education. But, you know that reality rarely matches these expectations.

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7 Ways to Find Your First Teaching Job

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Sep 12, 2018

You have the knowledge, skills and degree. Now it is time to land your first teaching job. However, looking for new teaching jobs can be daunting, frustrating, and a little scary.

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Travel the World with Your Early Childhood Education Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Aug 30, 2018

 

One of the common factors among many teachers is that they seem to understand the importance of learning as a way of life. Education is more than simply mastering math or science. Understanding other cultures, people and places gives great perspective to the subjects and methods that teachers use every day. 

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