Tagged: Responsibility

A Favorite Subject

A Favorite Subject by Melissa Perez, SED 2016 I work as a tutor for Boston University’s Initiative for Literacy Development. I tutor kids at the Edison K-8 School. While I enjoy learning how to become a better teacher as I work with these students, I believe that the small conversations in between sessions are what […]

(Mine)Crafting an Engaging Lesson

(Mine)Crafting an Engaging Lesson by Tess McNamara, SED 2015. After a lengthy year and a half of working at Mugar Memorial Library, opportunity surprised me by offering me a job with the Intergenerational Literacy Program. I decided to take a turn away from comfort and take the new job. ILP is centered in Chelsea, an […]

Passion for Education

Passion for Education by Sarah Symes, SED 2016 As cliché as it sounds, I have always wanted to be a teacher. In the elementary school, I used to spend hours upon hours reading to my American Girl dolls, making sure that I held my picture books sideways just like my teachers did. My aspiration followed […]

Restructuring Teacher Contracts

Dean Hardin Coleman addresses the importance of teacher evaluations and proposes a new way of thinking about teacher contracts.

Take a Look At What’s Working

Take a Look at What’s Working by Etienne R. LeGrand, SED ’78 Drew Charter School, Atlanta Public Schools’ first charter school, has become the state’s number one ranked school for educating low-income, black students.  It’s one of the first schools to integrate a comprehensive birth to four year old early childhood component into its elementary school […]

Is Grading Exciting?

“Is Grading Exciting?” is an Alumni Op-Ed written by Marilyn Salagaj, Class of 2000. On the cover page of my Physics Exams, it states “I am excited to see what you have learned” and it is mostly true.  Am I excited to see that my students are still accidentally writing “weight” when they really mean […]