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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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