Category: Student Voices

ED 100: My First Experience in a Classroom

By James Teixeira, SED 2018 It’s strange to think that just a short time ago I was in the college decision process, anxiously deliberating which college would be the best fit for me. BU was always my dream, but when it came time to make the decision, I had to be sure that I was […]

I Teach Social Studies: Now What Does That Mean?

By Alex Bruno, SED 2015 As I sat in my Teaching Historical Literacy class, the voices of Howard Zinn and Peter Gibbon flowed from the speakers; eloquently arguing the place of teaching patriotism during a time of war within America’s classrooms. Both having spent time at Boston University, Zinn as a professor and Gibbon as […]

Community

By Emily Talley, SED 2016 The facts are that Boston University has 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students, 10,000 faculty and staff, and what I imagine to be an entire militia of facilities and grounds keepers that check the oil in this well-oiled machine. In the midst of all of this, the School of Education is […]

The Boston Book Festival with English Educators

By Carina Traub, SED 2016 At Boston University, we like to say that Boston is our campus. This felt especially true the weekend of the Boston Book Festival in October. English Educators, the club for English education majors and other students interested in the teaching of English, explored the festival together, and attended two talks, […]

Giving Math a Second Chance

By Debra Regensburger, SED 2017 I have never liked math. I dreaded math classes in elementary through high school and saved my math homework for last when I got home. I don’t quite have a reason for why I didn’t like it. Perhaps it was because I wasn’t very good at it. I try to […]

Expect the Unexpected

By Sophie Klein, SED 2016 My first summer as a camp counselor 7 years ago, I took on the additional duty of bus counselor. When the camp director called me and asked me if I would consider this position, I was flattered that he thought I was responsible and I was thrilled to be making […]