How do you pursue a Career in Teaching Geography?
I think Teaching Geography is a great Career option. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Teaching Geography actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Teaching Geography. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Teaching Geography, I found this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180108-0001/Arts/Teaching/Career-in-Teaching-Geography/english
Sunaina Sangal’s professional point of view!
Sunaina Sangal has worked in Teaching Geography for 3 years. Sunaina Sangal has worked in Teaching Geography as Trained Graduate Teacher in Summer Valley School. In Sunaina Sangal’s own words, this is how Sunaina Sangal got into Teaching Geography: “After completing my Schooling from Welham Girls’ School, I did my Graduation from LSR in History, Political Science and English. I came back to Dehradun and did my B Ed from Patrician College of Education. I am a Geography Teacher at Summer Valley School.”
Career Video on Teaching Geography
In a video, Sunaina Sangal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching Geography. Sunaina Sangal started by explaining Teaching Geography as:
“Teaching Geography offers a foundation in geographic content and inquiry learning that readily translates into engaging lessons for the classroom.”
It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.
I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Teaching Geography and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Teaching Geography. Sunaina Sangal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
- Continents and Countries
- Topographical Sheets
- Google Maps
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Sunaina Sangal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching Geography:
- Love for Nature
- Love for Travelling
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Sunaina Sangal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching Geography:
- Self Satisfaction
- Putting Forward Your View
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Sunaina Sangal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching Geography:
- Updated With Modern Maps
- Checking the Map Books
In the final section of the video Sunaina Sangal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching Geography. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching Geography, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180108-0001
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This video on a Career in Teaching Geography opened my eyes to a completely new perspective and got me interested in LifePage. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: https://www.lifepage.in
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