Prevention Science and Practice students like me at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) have a super cool opportunity to intern with schools and community organizations serving K-12 students throughout our entire school year. I was lucky enough to run an after school course at Gardner Pilot Academy called College 4 Me, a dual-generation … More “College 4 Me”: Middle School Students Make a Campus Visit to HGSE
Hi everyone! Spring semester of the Teacher Education Program (TEP) looks very different than a lot of other Ed.M. programs at HGSE. That’s because we are completing full-time teaching practicums for our Massachusetts teaching certification. Here’s what a typical Monday is like for me: 5:20 a.m. – Alarm goes off. Yikes. I hit snooze a … More A Day in the Life of a Spring Semester TEP Student
Is it too early to say that I love my Spring internship? Because it’s been all of one week since I’ve started my field experience position as an intern at WGBH and I am pretty much enamored. As someone who aspires to create enjoyable educational media for children, the prospect of interning at WGBH was … More Field Experience of Dreams
I can’t believe the semester is over…. Here are a few of my highlights! Good times tailgating for the Harvard vs. Yale football game! I’ve been blessed to have so many good times and memories that I will cherish forever. Rashaida Melvin is a Master’s of Education candidate in the School Leadership Program. She … More Looking Back Over the Semester
On election night, anxious but hopeful, I gathered in a small apartment with some Ed School friends to watch the election results stream in. Like much of the country, I was shocked at Donald Trump’s unexpected but decisive victory in the electoral college. Late in the night, as the election results were becoming increasingly clear … More Moving Forward: Teaching After the Election
All of these thoughts have circulated in my mind. It is November and the end of the semester is right around the corner. I HAVE to have someplace to work and live when I leave here. Where will I … More Job Search, Already?!
The teachers and reading specialists at HGSE all have to complete state requirements to earn licensure. One of these requirements is completion of a 2-credit course about ELLs, or English Language Learners. T-210Z1B Dimensions of Diversity: English Language Learners incorporates a mixture of theory and practice. Everyone in the class is embedded in a practicum, either in … More Dimensions of Diversity