Blazing a Trail in Teaching

An Inside Look Into the Teaching Program at UAB

Student Bloggers

Maci Hope Swindle

2 posts

Hi readers! My name is Maci Hope Swindle and I am an Early Childhood and Elementary Education major at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. I am in my second semester of the Teacher's Education Program and I am looking forward to being able to have my own classroom in the near future. I was born in Birmingham, Alabama which makes me lucky to have been able to find a great education program right in my own backyard! I am excited to share some of my experiences with you! As such, I will leave you with one of my favorite quotes that inspires me to pursue my dream of becoming a teacher. "Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." Much love and Go Blazers!

Amber Key

1 post

My name is Amber Key and I am student at UAB, completing my student teaching and final semester this fall. My experiences at UAB have been amazing and I enjoy sharing them here on the blog for all to see. I hope you will read my posts and be encouraged, challenged, humored and maybe even inspired to make UAB your home someday soon!

Tanishia Sims

16 posts

Hello everyone! I am an Early Childhood and Elementary Education major at UAB, currently in my second semester of TEP. I was born and raised in Memphis, TN but since being in Birmingham, it has become my home away from home. When I am not busy with school work, you can find me roaming Birmingham for new places to eat with friends or singing for a church choir in Five Points South. Being in the education program has taught me a lot about children and even more about myself! In the near future, I hope to become the kind of teacher that values her students and sticks to her beliefs!

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