• Elementary School Teachers
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  • Elementary school teachers prepare younger students for future schooling by teaching them basic subjects such as math and reading.

What do they typically do

  • Plan lessons that teach students subjects like reading and math as well as skills like studying and communicating with others
  • Test students to evaluate their abilities, strengths, and difficulties
  • Plan and teach lessons to an entire class of students or to smaller groups
  • Grade students' assignments to monitor their progress
  • Communicate with parents about their child's progress
  • Work with students individually to help them overcome specific learning challenges
  • Prepare students for standardized tests required by the state
  • Develop and enforce classroom rules to teach children proper behavior

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