I'm considering becoming an elementary science teacher. How long would this take?

I'd have to get degrees in both science and teaching, right? I think it would be really fun to be an elementary science teacher, but is it the high school science teacher that is most in demand? If I hated my job, couldn't I always work as a technical writer?

Asked By: taurusphere - 4/25/2010
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A degree in science and a degree in teaching are not going to prepare you to be a technical writer. I am a science teacher and I've never seen a technical writer position that I could apply for. Most require prior experience with technical writing -- which science teaching does not provide you with... More
Answered By: weirdiscomplimentary - 4/25/2010
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Don't! do something useful with your life don't add to the problem. work as an IRS, try to be a doctor. but a teacher- useless individuals who drive on making students life miserable.
Answered By: Bo - 4/25/2010
to add on to what was already said, if you get a degree in elementary education and get a job - you will most likely be teaching all subjects, not just science.
Answered By: catalina41 - 4/25/2010
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