Tagged: Teaching

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 […]

(Mine)Crafting an Engaging Lesson

(Mine)Crafting an Engaging Lesson by Tess McNamara, SED 2015. After a lengthy year and a half of working at Mugar Memorial Library, opportunity surprised me by offering me a job with the Intergenerational Literacy Program. I decided to take a turn away from comfort and take the new job. ILP is centered in Chelsea, an […]

Lack of STEM

Lack of Stem by Jeff Fox, SED 2014 Where is everybody? To my knowledge, I am the only one of my kind at Boston University — a dual degree undergraduate student in physics and science education. I’ve gotten used to being Mr. Education in a physics-heavy environment, and Mr. Physics around education people. But still, there’s […]