My Educational Careers

Occupational Therapist

An occupational Therapist Plans, organizes, and conducts medically-oriented occupational programs in hospitals or similar institutions to rehabilitate patients who are physically or mentally challenged.

A master's degree or higher in occupational therapy is the minimum requirement for entry into the field. In 2007 in Georgia, 124 master's degree programs offered entry-level education, 66 programs offered a combined bachelor's and master's degree, and 5 offered an entry-level doctoral degree. Most schools have full-time programs, although a growing number are offering weekend or part-time programs as well.

Coursework in occupational therapy programs include the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences as well as the application of occupational therapy theory and skills. Programs also require the completion of 6 months of supervised fieldwork. All States regulate the practice of occupational therapy. To obtain a license, applicants must graduate from an accredited educational program and pass a national certification examination. Those who pass the exam are awarded the title 'Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR).

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High School Teacher

Teaches one or more subjects to students in public or private school at the middle, intermediate, or junior high level, which falls between elementary and senior high school as defined by applicable State laws and regulations.

All states require general education teachers to have a bachelor's degree and to have completed an approved teacher training program with a prescribed number of subject and education credits, as well as supervised practice teaching.

I would want to become a teacher mainly to also be a coach. I would want to coach high school baseball. I love baseball and would also be a gym teacher because that's the easiest job at the school.

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Computer Apps Teacher

Computer teachers teach the principles of computers to students at different levels. The minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in computer science. However, this may vary depending on their choice of work setting. Computer teachers possess both knowledge of computer technology and excellent communication skills.

Computer teacher responsibilities also cover the basic duties of typical teachers. They create lesson plans. They evaluate student performance and give out projects and assignments. Teachers should communicate effectively with both the students and their parents. They also take part in developing and updating the curriculum. In addition, they may facilitate research and hold supervisory or organizational responsibilities.

All states require computer teachers to obtain a license when they teach in public schools. They should pass the teacher’s licensure exam

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