Joy Wahl, a senior elementary education major at Bob Jones University, serves as a student teacher at Grove Elementary School in Piedmont, South Carolina.
Wahl, a resident of Franklin, North Carolina, observes and teaches lessons for a fifth grade classroom
“The 3½ years leading up to student teaching has definitely prepared me. The interactions I will have with students and the opportunity to be responsible for their learning during this semester will prepare me better than any other experience could have,” said Wahl. “There is no better way to prepare for teaching than real classroom experience.”