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An American in London

By Michelle Yelaska, SED’16 Studying abroad in London for a semester, I thought, “I already know the language, it’ll be fine!” I knew there would be some culture shock, like driving on the left side of the road, but I was in for a treat when I started talking to people in both London and on […]

The Victory Lap: Dual Degrees, Semester Leaves, and Fifth Year Undergrads

By Emily Talley (SED’17) Today, I’m going to give a shout out to one of academia’s underdogs: the five year undergraduate degree program. There’s a lot of much-needed anecdotal advice for the typical college freshman, but this is advice that could apply to anyone at any stage in their undergraduate career, including you. Allow me […]

Addressing Diversity in the Classroom: English Language Learners

By Alisha Parikh, SED’17 As students in the School of Education training to be professional educators, we often hear in our courses of the importance of promoting and addressing diversity in our classrooms. I have always thought that addressing students’ diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and experiences is of utmost importance. However, until this past […]

TGFDH: Thank God for Dean’s Hosts

By Carolyn Hoffman, a freshman in the School of Education and College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Social Studies Education and Psychology. My first encounter with the dean’s hosts of SED occurred in the fall of my senior year. Upon entering SED, I was greeted with warm smiles from professionally dressed students. As I […]

Taylor Harris: Veteran, Coach, SED Alumnus

Boston University School of Education alumnus Taylor Harris talks about how his time at BU and in the Marine Corps prepared him for a career in coaching. Taylor is a former NCAA Division I lacrosse player, and as an assistant coach helped lead the Tufts University men’s lacrosse team to a NCAA DIII championship. While […]