Posts by: sedcomm

How Lucky Am I?

By Rebekah Forsey, SED 2016 Let me answer my own question, I am very lucky. Why, you may ask? I’ll tell you. I take classes at one of the top universities in the world. Not only that, but my classes mean something to me. They teach me all of the things that I will need […]

Confessions of an Out of Place SED’er

By Caitlin Donnelly, SED 2015 Outgoing, organized, friendly, good with children, energetic, great at public speaking, overachiever, one that color codes everything…These are only some of the stereotypical features that go along with being a teacher, the labels that people automatically link to your personality when they hear about your career choice. There is nothing […]

What Third Graders Taught Me About Life

By Jessica Gulotta, SED 2017 “You just gotta be happy.” While doing my pre-practicum teaching experience in a Boston elementary school, I started writing down funny things that the students said. When I looked at the notes of quotes I had written down, I realized how many of them were actually valuable pieces of advice. […]

The Charter School Debate

By Amanda Dolce, SED 2016 It’s not hard to find complaints regarding today’s educational system. Any newspaper, news channel, or overheard conversation can tell you that. As a result of this unrest, society has crafted several proposal and theories to test different ways to better our education system and thus better our children. One of […]

Those Who Can, Teach

By Jessica Gulotta, SED 2017 As a complete science geek, Albert Einstein is undoubtedly someone I look up to. I was reading quotes by him and I came across one where he said, “it is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression in knowledge.” This quote struck me pretty hard […]

Surviving Elementary School as a Future Secondary Education Teacher

By Melissa Perez, SED 2016 As a tutor at Edison K-8, I work with students in grades 3 to 5. Coming from someone who is studying to be a high school mathematics teacher, working with such an energetic group of children can be stressful at times. Over the year, I have found some ways to […]