Blazing a Trail in Teaching

An Inside Look Into the Teaching Program at UAB


October 2016

You’ve Got This!

Usually, I have a crazy amount of anxiety on my first day in the field. I have to give myself a serious pep talk before I enter the school building. I worry if I'll be confident enough to face a group of kids and work with... Continue Reading →



Readers, I have a confession to make. My brain is fried. This was one of the longest weeks of the semester. Pedagogy 1 and 2 were fighting for a strong finish before entering the field, and we all were able to push... Continue Reading →

Tips For Organizing Your DIP

Ped 1 students! Are you stressing about how you're going to get all of those assessments and lessons done during your field experience? Relax! It is not an impossible task! I'll admit that not all of my plans turn out the way... Continue Reading →

Tanishia’s Top Ten Tips For Surviving The Field

Come prepared to do your best work everyday! Make sure you have everything you need before you leave home (better yet, the night before). Play out your lessons before entering the classroom to ease your nervousness. Get to school early.... Continue Reading →

Just Say No…

I found this quote on Pinterest and thought I would share it with you guys. If you've got a lot on your plate, and this plate is full of things related to both school and outside activities, take a moment to... Continue Reading →

Attention All Procrastinators!

I think a lot of us have or are currently experiencing the struggle of that little devil called procrastination. Trust me, I know it all too well. You get home from a long day of class and you're like, "I'm... Continue Reading →

Books That Will Save Your Life: 7 Keys to Comprehension

  Everyone in TEP knows what this book is, but I honestly feel that it has become much more valuable to me now that I am in Pedagogy 2. If you haven't dug into this book the way you should,... Continue Reading →

Tanishia’s First Post!

Hey guys! I thought I would use my first blog post to tell you all what made me pursue education. I initially came to UAB in hopes that I would one day become Dr. Tanishia Sims D.D.S. and take on the... Continue Reading →

Learn Something New Everyday

We have all heard the saying “You learn something new everyday!” right? Well this saying has never been more true in my life than this semester as I complete my student teaching. Each day I walk through the doors of... Continue Reading →

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