Student teacher looks for new ways to strike the right chord with classes

Janka Gerber and Jack McDonald

Student teaching is the final hurdle before education majors step into their own classrooms. It is always a bit of a daunting task to finally put all that they have learned into practice in a classroom, but to student teach in a virtual environment presents challenges on a whole new level. Now, imagine combining that with the task of teaching courses that rely on hands-on teaching as well as being able to see and hear students clearly in a performance environment. That is what student teacher Jessica Davlin is taking on as she works under the watchful eye of guitar teacher Traci Bolton this quarter.