Category: Student Voices

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 […]

Why I Care

By Bonnie Tynes, SED 2016 I am currently in my third year of studying education and second year of studying special education at Boston University. This third year is monumental in many ways for me. It means that I’ve now spent nearly one fifth of my life (does that make me feel old or young?) […]