Tagged: Role of Education

Alignment of Education and Industry

Dean Hardin Coleman discusses the challenges of aligning education with developing industry. Dean Coleman argues to improve education we must think about how we can align surrounding industry to best serve our education systems.

What are my students reading? – Students Outside of the Classroom

By Sarah White, SED 2016 Ask a group of middle or high school students what they like to read. Many will name a book title or an author; several will say they like to read articles about their interests. Some will tell you that they don’t know, that they don’t like to read much at […]

One Math Class – The Value of a Single Class

By Sophie Klein, SED 2016 Math. If you cringed seeing that word then you are like me. When I found out that I only had to take one math class for all of college I was ecstatic. After having countless years of horrible math class experiences I was excited to finally get math class done […]

Against the Grain – Being a Male Teacher

By Will English, SED 2016 “Teaching is a woman’s profession.” It’s statements like this that define my career choice. The moment I tell someone about my major here at Boston University, they’re shocked to hear that I want to be a teacher, let alone an elementary school teacher. Yet the more I think about it, […]

Why We Keep Going – Putting Students First

By Carina Traub, SED 2016 With exam season rapidly approaching, it can be easy to get stuck in an educational rut, a place where everything seems impossible and the thought of writing one more paper makes you want to turn yourself into a blanket burrito. However, looking around the School of Education, I am reminded […]

What’s Next in Education Reform

Dean Hardin Coleman offers his thoughts on education reform.