Teachers in the US are often not required to have any previous experience teaching.
That’s an important distinction.
But it’s also the one that makes it tricky to teach in the country.
Many teachers have to work with young people.
Many have to teach with a small class size.
And many have to use a variety of teaching methods to meet the needs of a diverse student body.
So it’s important to know what’s expected of you and what you can expect when you come to the US.
This article originally appeared on National Geographic.
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