Tagged: Teaching

Don’t Stress

By James Teixeira, SED 2018 College can be an extremely stressful experience. There are what seems like a million important decisions to make – some that could have a lifelong impact. I’ve met an overwhelming amount of people who all seem to have their lives figured out. From the kids who know they want to be […]

I Don’t Do It for the Money

By Sarah White, SED 2016 “I’m not doing it for the money, though,” I find myself saying yet another time with yet another smile on my face. But behind my smile, I feel slightly annoyed. When will I stop being told how little money I’ll earn through the education field? When will I stop needing […]

The Charter School Debate

By Amanda Dolce, SED 2016 It’s not hard to find complaints regarding today’s educational system. Any newspaper, news channel, or overheard conversation can tell you that. As a result of this unrest, society has crafted several proposal and theories to test different ways to better our education system and thus better our children. One of […]

Those Who Can, Teach

By Jessica Gulotta, SED 2017 As a complete science geek, Albert Einstein is undoubtedly someone I look up to. I was reading quotes by him and I came across one where he said, “it is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression in knowledge.” This quote struck me pretty hard […]

Surviving Elementary School as a Future Secondary Education Teacher

By Melissa Perez, SED 2016 As a tutor at Edison K-8, I work with students in grades 3 to 5. Coming from someone who is studying to be a high school mathematics teacher, working with such an energetic group of children can be stressful at times. Over the year, I have found some ways to […]

Hard and Soft Individualism: Is One Better Than Another?

By Alisha Parikh, SED ‘17 Compare the two statements, “Sit down, get your books out, and start working.” and “I love seeing how wonderful all of your work has been, why don’t we put some of your work up on the walls?” These two phrases are a glimpse into a long held debate about the […]