Blazing a Trail in Teaching

Dear Future Student Teachers,
You have made it to the final semester in your journey here at UAB! You are beyond delighted to see the light at the end of the tunnel as you look forward to student teaching.

But then, panic sets in as you consider all the unknowns of student teaching! Never fear! All you need to know is right here!

Check out these tips for surviving student teaching this fall!

Surviving Student Teaching 101

10. Don’t have a fixed mindset. Focus on persevering and that failures are new opportunities for growth. Reflect on those moments to help you and your students.

9. Be kind. This not only applies to your students, cooperating teacher (or teachers, if you are working in a departmentalized classroom), but to yourself as well. We all have good days and bad days, so there’s no reason not to be kind. You should also…

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