Tagged: Special Education

A Few Good Men

By Noah Segal, SED 2017 You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth. That’s because the truth contradicts just about everything you probably learned growing up. Dads work long, late hours in office buildings that tower over the city streets, while moms cut fresh orange slices and pack the kids into the minivan for […]

Céad Mile Fáilte! (A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!) – Studying Abroad in Dublin

By Yaelle Nisinzweig, SED 2014 One of the greatest opportunities I took advantage of while at Boston University was taking a semester abroad in Dublin, Ireland. I was able to go abroad as a political science minor, and while I may have been taking a semester off from education classes, I was able to get […]

I’m Not Special, But My Major Is – Perspective from a Severe Special Education Major

By Caitlin Donnelly, SED 2015 “Good for you.” “What a noble profession.” “You must be so patient.” These are only a few of the responses I receive after telling someone I am majoring in severe special education. At first, I appreciated these comments. Who doesn’t like being called a good person or told that he […]

Special Education – A Personal Love Affair

By Bonnie Tynes, SED 2016 This past summer, I spent five weeks working as a teacher’s assistant and tutor at The Schenck School in Atlanta, Georgia. The Schenck School is a school for children grades K-6 with mild to severe dyslexia. As a secondary English education major at the time, it is safe to say […]

Falling in love in college…with my major!

Falling in love in college…with my major! by Colleen Mahany, SED 2015 When I entered Boston University School of Education as a freshman, I thought I had found my passion in teaching and studying Social Studies Education. However, it wasn’t until the fall of my sophomore year that I began to develop and explore a passion […]