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I think Teaching Science is a great Career option. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Teaching Science, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Teaching Science. I was Googling about a Career in Teaching Science and was lucky to find:


Surbhi Nagar’s outlook!

With 5 years & 1 month of professional experience, Surbhi Nagar understands Teaching Science. Surbhi Nagar has worked in Teaching Science as Science Teacher in Kaushalya World School, Noida. In Surbhi Nagar’s own words, this is how Surbhi Nagar got into Teaching Science: "After completing my BEd from GGSIPU, Delhi, I cleared my CTET in 2011 and started teaching science. I am currently teaching science as a Trained Graduate Teacher in Kaushalya World School." This link showed on the first page of search results for Surbhi Nagar:

Career Video on Teaching Science

In a video, Surbhi Nagar has talked about various aspects of a Career in Teaching Science. Surbhi Nagar started by explaining Teaching Science as: "Teaching science is a pedagogical approach in Science classroom whereby teaching and learning is approached with a same rhythm as Science itself. It gives us the basic knowledge of sciences like day to day activities linked with science, human body, nature etc." The video was an engaging disposition.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Teaching Science is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Teaching Science. Surbhi Nagar touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Psychology
  • Subject Knowledge
  • Information Technology

Surbhi Nagar then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Teaching Science:

  • Patience
  • Team Work
  • Communication & Presentation
  • Creativity
  • Interpersonal

Surbhi Nagar believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Teaching Science:

  • Continuous Learning
  • Joy
  • Make a Difference
  • Work Life Balance
  • Career Progression

And, Surbhi Nagar believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Teaching Science:

  • Limited Resources
  • Low Salary
  • Dealing with Parents
  • Time Management
  • Continuously Up Dating Yourself

In the final section of the video Surbhi Nagar talks about How a day goes in a Career in Teaching Science. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Teaching Science, 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:


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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:


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