Teaching Elementary Schoolers

How to become an Elementary school teacher (My Dream Job)

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Your Education

In order to become an elementary school teacher you need to have high education. You need to have electives that relate your job. For example to become a teacher you don't need to know how to cook, but you do need to know how to be a great leader. These are some things you need to be able to do (your electives) are below:

Child Development

Computer Applications



Public Speaking

Teacher Assistant

What will be Your Salary

Your salary will be based on the following information:

Median range: 58,410

Range; 47,790 to 68,790 per year

The Basic Needs For Being A Teacher

Skills Needed to Become A Teacher



  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.

  • Understand what other people say to you.

  • Understand information that you read.

  • Listen to others and ask questions.

  • Write clearly so other people can understand.

  • Read and understand what you read at work.

Solve Problems

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

  • Use reasoning to find answers to problems.

  • Combine pieces of information to form rules.

  • Use logic to figure out the strengths and weaknesses of ideas.

  • Notice a problem and figure out the best way to fix it.

  • Think of creative ways to solve problems.

  • Study new information to understand it.

  • Follow rules to place objects or actions in a certain order.

  • Decide whether an action is worth what it costs.

  • Think of new ideas about a topic.

  • Make rules that group items in different ways.

  • Concentrate while working.

  • Find ways to make something work better.

  • Quickly make sense of information.

Use Math and Science

  • Decide how to solve a math problem.

Manage People, Time, and Things

  • Check how well you and others are learning or doing something.

  • Manage your time and the time of others.

  • Teach and direct people as they work.

  • Go between two or more tasks or sources of information.

Work with People

  • Teach others how to do something.

  • Find a method to learn or teach new things.

  • Change your actions based on others' actions.

  • Be aware of how others' react and understand why.

  • Look for ways to help people.

  • Persuade others to change their minds or actions.

  • Bring people together to work out differences.

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