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10 The number of months the average school year lasts along with a two month summer break.

50 The number of states, as well as the District of Columbia, require public school teachers to be licensed. In most private schools, a license is not required.

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early years can shape their views of themselves and the world and can affect their later success. Within the kindergarten classroom, there is a lot of playtime and hands-on-teaching, but academic subjects such as the alphabet, numbers and phonics are introduced within the kindergarten classroom. Elementary school teachers instruct one class of children in several subjects. The teacher is responsible for teaching the students about a wide range of topics and preparing them for higher education. Middle school teachers and high school teachers help students delve more deeply into subjects introduced in elementary school and expose them to more information about the world. Teachers tend to specialize in one subject such as Algebra, Biology, Art and Government with students changing classrooms and teachers periodically throughout the day. Along with teaching lessons on scholarly subjects, teachers are responsible for introducing career guidance and job placement.

ENVIRONMENT Teachers work with students from all sorts of ethnic backgrounds, race and religion. It is important for a teacher to be able to interact with a diverse student population. Although seeing a student succeed is very rewarding, dealing with a student that is unmotivated or disrespectful can be very frustrating. Teachers may experience stress in dealing with large classes, heavy workloads, or old schools that are run down and lack modern amenities. The stress of teachers being expected to produce students who are able to produce a satisfactory performance on standardized tests can be a daunting task for many teachers. Teachers in private schools generally enjoy smaller class sizes and more control over developing their own curriculum. They may also deal with students who are more motivated considering some private schools can be selective in their admissions processes. In private or public schools, the teachers within may work together to teach, interact with students or just socialize.

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