Blazing a Trail in Teaching

An Inside Look Into the Teaching Program at UAB

Just Breathe

“Chaos calls but all you really need is to just breathe.” I was listening to the radio on my way home today and these song lyrics by Jonny Diaz hit me like a ton of bricks. There comes a point... Continue Reading →


First Blog Post: Five Tips to Being Successful in Pedagogy I

Pedagogy 1 (PED 1) is an experience unlike any other; I truly believe that it changes your life. Something happens to you while you are in PED  1. It is unexplainable but it is undeniably worth it. As I reflect... Continue Reading →

#New Teacher Problems

Have you ever been excited and scared at the same time? Well that’s me at this very moment. Picture a blank canvas. Except this blank canvas is huge, and it has four walls. And it makes me slightly terrified. So... Continue Reading →

Inside the life of a Teacher Researcher: Samantha Vernon Guest Blogger

  To anyone interested in becoming a teacher researcher, My journey at UAB has been an amazing learning experience. Being in UAB Honors in Education allowed me to discover a passion, the passion of learning more from my students about... Continue Reading →

Worry About You

In the year and a half that I have been in the education program, I've grown most rapidly in student teaching. There’s something about taking on all of this responsibility that makes you shape up and say “Hey, this is... Continue Reading →

Identity Crisis

To start, my name is pronounced  TAN-E-SHEE-UH , not TAN-E-SHUH. Since the beginning of my existence, my name has been butchered all over the place. I’ve never made a huge deal out of it, but my name is a part... Continue Reading →

It’s a Mystery.

It’s a mystery. Actually it's not really a mystery. I'm pretty sure teachers have superpowers. Over the past few weeks, I have been standing on the side of struggle street. Seriously. I've been trying to get my life together, only... Continue Reading →

Take Care of Yourself!

Hello Everyone! I hope you got a great start to your week! I wanted to leave a reminder about the importance of taking care of yourself! Germs have really been out to play these past few weeks, and a few... Continue Reading →

Happy Monday!

Let’s face it, Mondays can be a pain. The start of the week brings on new tasks to complete and new challenges to tackle.  At the moment, I have an immense amount of anxiety about my first week of actual... Continue Reading →

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