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Teacher Aide (BP-TA-01)

$1,795.00

Course Description

Let us help you work toward a career as a teacher’s aide. If you love children and want to see them succeed educationally, then becoming a teacher’s aide is for you! This distance learning teacher’s aide course can help you take the first step toward a rewarding, new career as a teacher’s aide.

There are a number of teacher’s aide jobs that directly assist teachers, administrators and instructors that are vital to the successful education of students of all ages and skill levels. A teacher’s aide is an indispensable individual who performs a number of teacher’s aide jobs such as providing instructional and clerical support to classroom teachers, meeting with parents, supervising children, and/or helping teachers set up for special projects.

Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment.
**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Outline

Teacher’s Aide Module 1
Understanding Public Schools
• Understanding the Diversity of a Nation
• Impact of History on Education
• The Purposes of the Curriculum
• Day-to-Day Work of Teachers and Paraprofessionals
• The No Child Left Behind Act
• Issues in Classroom Management
• Classroom as Community
• Responses to Classroom Disruptions
• Classroom Management in Diverse Classroom Settings
• Students’ Perspectives on Management
• Students with Exceptionalities
• English Language Learners
• Language Diversity in the Classroom
Teacher’s Aide Module 2
Developing as a Paraprofessional
• Law and Ethics in Education
• Effective Communication as an Educational Team Member
• Building Effective Mentoring Relationships
• Language to Reduce Stressful Situations
• Communicating with Parents and Caregivers
• Tips for Written Communication
• Effective Instructional Strategies
• Life in Classrooms
• Developmental Differences Among Learners
• Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners
• Professional Development
• Developing as a Paraprofessional
Teacher’s Aide Module 3
Basic Math
• Addition and Subtraction
• Multiplication and Division
• Order of Operations
• Variables and Distributive Property
• Integers
• Fractions
• Exponents
• Square Roots and Irrational Numbers
• Decimals
• Expressions and Equations
• Rounding and Estimating
• Prime Numbering and Factoring
Teacher’s Aide Module 4
Geometry and Pre-Algebra
• Ratios and Proportions
• Percents
• Mark-up and Discount
• Solving and Graphing Inequalities
• Linear Functions and Graphs
• Relations and Functions
• Slope and Intercepts
• Algebra and Geometry
• Polygons
• Midpoint
• Right Triangles and Pythagorean Theory
• Distance Formula
• Monomials and Polynomials
• Word Problems
Teacher’s Aide Module 5
English Grammar
• Nouns and Pronouns
• Adjectives and Adverbs
• Verbs and Verb Phrases
• Sentence Structure
• Verb Forms
• Simple and Perfect Tenses
• The Passive Voice
• Mood and the Subjunctive
• Irregular Verbs
• Spelling Rules
• Vocabulary
• Diction
Teacher’s Aide Module 6
English Composition
• Capitalization and Punctuation
• Commas
• Quotation Marks
• Parentheses
• Hyphens
• The Writing Process
• Creating a Thesis Statement
• Organization
• Editing and Revising
• Types of Essays
• Research and Citation
• Most Common Errors
• Fragments and Run-Ons
• Pronoun Errors
• Spelling Errors

Duration

12 months

Hours

225

Audience

Any individual seeking a career in Teacher's Aide.

Certification

Upon successful completion this course, students will be prepared for an entry-level position in the field and to sit for the ETS’ ParaPro Assessment Certification exam. States may require additional education and experience for employment.
**Certification exams are not included in the cost of the course.**

Language

English

Instructor

The Teacher Aide course is supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Requirements

This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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