Episode Three – Students Who Struggle

We know that true learning always involves some sort of struggle. Learning to teach is no exception.

In this episode, we look at some of the common ways in which teacher candidates struggle during their practicum experiences, what is at the heart of those struggles and how mentor teachers and university advisors can help candidates make sense of those struggles.

You’ll hear the voices of:

Dominique Tardecilla – Preservice Teacher: St. Mary’s University, Alberta
Gail Maitland – Practicum Advisor: St. Mary’s University, Alberta
Jay Wilkins – Preservice Teacher: St. Mary’s University, Alberta
David Halase – Practicum Advisor: St. Mary’s University, Alberta
Laura Morel – Cooperating Teacher, Grade 6, Calgary Catholic District School Board
Kathryn Crawford: Assistant Professor in Education, Ambrose University
Dr. Patricia Danyluk – Senior Instructor, Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary

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