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Is a Career in Teaching the Right Fit for You?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 24, 2020

A career in teaching is both challenging and rewarding. Teachers make positive impacts on the daily lives of children, making it both an important and fulfilling career.

Teachers have a lot of responsibilities on their plate. In addition to teaching academic skills, teachers must also teach students how to socialize with others and how to behave appropriately and work hard to achieve their goals.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher

A Degree in Early Childhood Education Offers Diverse Job Opportunities

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jul 22, 2020

A degree in early childhood education, also referred to as an ECE degree, prepares students with the necessary skills and training to help cultivate the healthy growth and development in children, as well as gain useful business knowledge and advocacy fundamentals. Obtaining a degree in early childhood education provides dozens of highly sought after and rewarding career opportunities, ranging from education to social work.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, preschool teacher, Childcare Director

7 Things to Make Your First Year of Teaching a Success

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 26, 2020

Being a first-time teacher is a lot like being a first-time student as you battle the back to school jitters with a mix of nervous anticipation and excitement. Rest assured these feelings are perfectly natural and will quickly disappear once you get those first few weeks of teaching successfully behind you.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher

Why do Some People Dislike Being a Teacher?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 16, 2020

One thing that many teachers have in common is a passion for their jobs. But passion can often invoke both positive and negative feelings, sometimes even at the same time

If you’re thinking of becoming an early childhood educator, it’s helpful to know some of the common challenges you may face throughout your teaching career so you can be more prepared on how to handle them or even avoid them altogether.

What is being a teacher really like? Here is an honest look at what the job entails:

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, preschool teacher, Childcare Teacher

What are the Pros and Cons of Being a Teacher?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 9, 2020

If you’re considering a career in early childhood education, you’re likely weighing the pros and cons of the job, which makes sense considering no profession is perfect and they all come with their own unique set of challenges. While teaching may not be right for everyone, for those who find themselves drawn to a career in early childhood education, there’s usually a good reason for it and once they discover the reason, they can’t imagine doing anything else.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule

What is the Most Rewarding Thing About Being a Teacher?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jun 5, 2020

There are few jobs out there more important than being a teacher. From helping students achieve their goals to helping shape the lives of future generations, teaching is a challenging but highly rewarding profession.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE

Things to Consider Before Applying to an Early Childhood Education Program

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 30, 2020

If you’ve been told that you have a knack for working with kids and you’ve thought teaching might be a rewarding and fulfilling career, then pursuing a degree in early childhood education (ECE) could be the best thing you ever do.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE

Secrets of Successful Kindergarten Teachers

Posted by Athena Career Academy on May 5, 2020

While it may seem like some kindergarten teachers must be born secret magicians in how well they can manage a classroom full of active little learners, in reality, they know precisely what they’re doing and how to achieve the results they desire.

If you’re wondering how to be a successful kindergarten teacher, you’ve come to the right place!

Here are some tips and tricks of the trade from those teachers who have successfully found their groove from years of experience, as well as through trial and error:

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Accredited

Why is Technology Important in Early Childhood Education?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 27, 2020

When it comes to the role of technology in the early childhood education years, it can be a bit of a controversial topic. While some people may think that young children don’t need technology, it can actually play a positive role in a child’s learning and development. Plus, in today’s technology heavy world, learning how to use it is a necessary life skill. It’s not only the students who benefit with the use of technology though. It also provides early childhood educators with unlimited access to newer, more innovative teaching methods that allow them to facilitate an active learning environment for their young students.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, ECE, Flexible Class Schedule, preschool teacher

Is it True You Can Be a Teacher in as Little as Two Years?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 22, 2020

A great teacher can change lives by instilling a love for learning that will continue long after a student leaves a classroom. Many people desire to teach, but don’t have the resources or time to commit to several years of higher education. For those who think they’ve missed the boat on fulfilling their life-long dream to teach and make a difference in children’s lives, you might be surprised to learn that there are still plenty of viable options out there for you!

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Topics: Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Teacher, preschool teacher