Tagged: Role of Education

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.

You Are Not Your Grade – Grading Systems in Our Schools

By Navraj Narula, SED 2016 I strived to be the straight-A student in high school; not because I wanted my peers to label me as the smart girl who always knew the answers, but simply because I wanted to feel a sense of accomplishment that I thought I would never be able to experience if […]