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So, you want to be a guiding teacher…

The MAT@USC program is unique in its approach to student teaching (also known as “guided practice”), mostly because it cannot ask its guided practice professors to visit teacher candidates on a regular basis to observe...

Education in Mayberry

Hanceville, Alabama is about as far, literally and figuratively, as you can get from Los Angeles, California. Nestled in the Tennessee River Valley, located in old Coal Mining Country, and just up the road from the famous Iron Ore mines of the “Magic City” of Birmingham...

Balance is Key!

January 2011 I decided to start the year off like many others do, by setting New Year’s Resolutions. Some of these included getting ‘A’ grades, learning to cook and to get in shape by my 24th birthday...

California Dreaming: How I Came to the MAT@USC

Before I came to the MAT@USC program my dream of teaching was just that: a dream. 

Meet the MAT@USC 2011 Graduates: Ashley Blodgett

On Friday, May 13th, members of the MAT@USC community participated in the 2011 Master’s Commencement Ceremony. In this post series we’ll be showcasing some of these remarkable graduates...

Meet the MAT@USC 2011 Graduates: Richard D. Cassella

On Friday, May 13th, members of the MAT@USC community participated in the 2011 Master’s Commencement Ceremony. In this post series we’ll be showcasing some of these remarkable graduates...