Tagged: Special Education

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 […]