Category: Student Voices

Four Teacher Tips

By Michelle Yelaska, SED 2016 It’s truly amazing how fast time flies when you’re having fun. It seems like only yesterday I observed my first classroom in Introduction to Education 100, moved into a college dorm, and ate endless burgers at Rhett’s. This fall semester, however, is the moment of truth. It’s everything I’ve been […]

Education in the Developing World

By Alisha Parikh, SED 2017 Last semester, taking the course IR/SO242: Globalization and World Poverty, was both eye-opening and thought-provoking. Discussions centered on a variety of issues affecting the countries in the poorer part of the world – the developing countries. One such issue we discussed was that of culture and education in third world countries. Because I […]

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities

By Heather Cohen, SED 2017 Most students in high school join clubs and participate in certain events solely to add another extracurricular activity to their college application. I’ll admit it, I did it as well. Yes, I cared about community service and I liked the French club, but would I have joined them if I […]

Top Three Reasons Why I (and You) Should Want to Work with Children

By Noah Segal, SED 2017 1. If you are a guy, you are going to get a job. If you’re a guy and you are willing to work with children in any capacity, then the chances of you not finding a job right out of college are slim. Women significantly out number men in the […]

Reflecting on Year One

By Winki Chan, SED 2018 My first year at the School of Education passed by way faster than I expected it to. I can still remember introducing myself and repeating the phrase “Hi, I am Winki from Hong Kong,” spending hours putting up photos and fairy lights in my dorm room, getting lost in the […]

The Past, Present and Future of My Passion

By Talia Cowen, SED 2017 The story of how I became interested and involved in my current major is somewhat comical. Rewind to the year 1960; my uncle Roger was born with Autism. A few years down the road, my Mom was born into a family that adored Roger and all that he had to […]