Education Majors Adapt to Unique Learning Environments

February 17, 2021 | Education | Makena Horton

Schools of all levels have had to make changes to their teaching practices due to COVID-19. Students and teachers aren't the only ones affected by these changes. Education majors working as student teachers in classrooms have also faced challenges as they've adapted their teaching standards in order to complete their student teaching requirements before graduation.

Senior elementary education majors Alexandra Peebles and Jennifer Bosler are two students who have been facing the challenges of student teaching during COVID-19 alongside the difficulty of navigating online and in-person college classes.

With COVID-19 limiting the number of schools open for in-person instruction and changing the methods of teaching within the classroom, student teachers are coming up with new and creative ways to engage their students while still complying with COVID-19 protocols.

Read the full story at