06 November 2011
Secondary school Math teacher
Telling time, making appointments, checking the weather, paying bills, etc aresome of the daily activities we do that involve math. Math makes life easier and weather people like it or not, they have to deal with math all their lives. Since I was achild I began to develop a special skill with numbers. My father had a lot to do with it. He taught me how to add, subtract, and multiply when I was four years old.I love math and my career goal in the future is to teach math in secondary school.
Secondary school teachers must be license, this require a bachelor’s degree and acompletion of an approved teacher education program. Teachers must have the ability to communicate, inspire trust and confidence, and motivate students, and they need to be ableto understand the student’s educational and emotional needs. Teachers need to be knowledgeable about the subject they teach. In some cases they may attain professionalcertification in order to demonstrate competency beyond that required for a license.
Job description and some of the daily activities are: plan curriculum sequence and pacing foreach course taught for the school year, prepare weekly lesson plans, instructional materials and assessments, lead instruction, maintain academic records, discipline, and conferencewith parents as necessary. “The teaching in the classroom is very rewarding. I love to hear the success stories of former students who had moved on and are beingsuccessful in college. The hardest thing to deal with is motivation, somehow getting their attention away from all the distractions they have pulling them in different directions...