Tagged: Teaching

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 […]

Teaching and Money: Pursuing a Degree in Education

By Katarina Kretchman, SED 2016 Q. “What would you do if money were no object?” A. I would be a teacher. While everyone was busy dreaming about being an astronaut, becoming president, or meeting the Backstreet Boys, I was giving my stuffed animals homework. My second grade teacher always gave me the leftover in-class worksheets […]

Some Heroes I Have Known

By Professor Thomas J. Cottle. In the writings of anthropologists and sociologists one glimpses the outlines of human destiny, not to mention the chromosomes (or are they alleles?) of injustice, itself a rather significant threat to those involved in the glorious enterprise of education. Look to cultures and societies to discover the origins of terms like “the […]

Dear Future

Dear Future Ms. Dolce, As I sit here with my face buried in books and unending assignments filling up my calendar, I figured I would write you some teacher tips before you forget what it’s like to be a student. So the next time you can’t understand why your students are not doing what you […]

An “Ultimate” Perception on Teaching

An “Ultimate” Perception on Teaching by Emma Preston, SED 2016 Despite the best efforts of Professor Tate, there still exists a stereotype that those who can’t do, teach. Through the media, children are always presented with the teacher who was a talented gymnast but sprained his ankle doing a double, or the artist whose work […]

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 […]