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Confessions of Teachers: Why I Love Teaching Preschool

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 14, 2018

We are going to let you in on a little secret; preschool teachers love their jobs. And why wouldn’t they? Teachers are some of the most important professionals in the world. Sure, it’s rewarding.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Bring Your Career in Focus with an Early Childhood Education Degree

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 3, 2018

Sitting quietly with your legs crossed on a yoga mat seems about as far away from a preschool classroom as you can get. However, there is a way to combine your interest in yoga and meditation with a career with kids.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

5 Reasons Why Early Childhood Development Matters

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 19, 2018

Entering the education field is a high calling and only the best of the best are equipped to handle the responsibility of educating other people’s children. Teachers do far more than simply understanding and teaching core subjects like Reading, Social Studies, Math and Science. As important as an academic education is, learning doesn’t only happen within the pages of a book.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Your Lesson Plan for Becoming a Preschool Teacher

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 29, 2018
The reality of today's economic landscape has dictated to most families that their children will spend at least a few hours every day in some kind of childcare program. At the same time, there's never been more of an emphasis on getting young children the head start they need to get ready for school.
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Topics: Early Childhood Education

The Best Early Childhood Education Jobs

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Mar 20, 2018

Love kids? Love learning? Want a career that combines both?

A degree in Early Childhood Education prepares you with the skills necessary to help cultivate healthy growth in children, shaping their lives and the communities that they live in for the better. Studies show the earlier kids are enrolled in early education the chances of them dropping out of high school diminishes and enrollment in higher education increases.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Debunked! 5 Myths About Working in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 13, 2018

Early childhood education is a career many people choose to pursue because of the personal fulfillment that they know it will provide as well as the fact that there will always be a need for early childhood education professionals.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Teach Preschool or Elementary with an Early Childhood Education Degree!

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Feb 1, 2018

 

If you love spending time with kids, it is awfully challenging to choose which age group to teach. You might have a soft spot for those innocent little toddlers yet you also probably get a kick out of interacting with elementary school students who are just starting to develop an intellectual curiosity.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

5 Signs You Should Enroll In An Early Childhood Education Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 11, 2018

No matter how you slice it, properly and effectively teaching the youngest members of our society is a massively daunting task.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

Unique Materials To Use In Your Early Childhood Classroom

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 3, 2018

While every informed educator would undoubtedly agree that a diverse and vibrant educational environment is best for the youngest students, they will not all necessarily agree on how that goal can be best accomplished.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education

3 Reasons To Get Your Degree In Early Childhood Eduation

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Dec 27, 2017


The education field has undergone a seismic shift over just the last decade, dramatically changing the education landscape from where it was only a short time ago. One of the most dramatic, according to Business Insider, has been the increased demands academically much sooner than in the past.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education