Wednesday, Jul 21, 2021

For students studying to become teachers, student teaching marks the culmination of their college experience and the first time they’re responsible for what goes on in a classroom, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported. But last year, as the pandemic caused major disruptions in schools and student teaching nationwide. Holly Hungerford-Kresser, a UT Arlington associate professor of curriculum and instruction, said the UTA education majors who went through student teaching last year didn’t get a traditional experience. However, the changes during the pandemic also gave those students different ways of delivering education and how to be flexible.