Category: Student Voices

The Business of Blazers

By Mackenzie Morgan, SED 2016 When I wear high heels I feel empowered to take on the world and when I throw on a blazer, I know that I mean business that day; I mean business most days. My extensive wardrobe of business clothes is one of my proudest accomplishments (I’ve been slowly working on […]

Experiencing a New Kind of Beautiful

By Grace Dastous, SED 2017 Before coming to Boston University, I had never been exposed to a lot of people who have disabilities. In my school and my town, it was never something that was talked about or discussed. Of course, I had friends who had disabilities and struggled with living in a world that […]

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, […]