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Stigma behind education majors

Stigma behind education majors

Emily Catterton, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

Two common phrases I have heard as an education major since declaring my major my sophomore year are “wow, I could never deal with all of that” or “it definitely isn’t about the money, huh?” I am now a senior and student teaching, and there are still comments I hear daily about, once again,...

Men reflect on stereotypes, joys of teaching

Men reflect on stereotypes, joys of teaching

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019

In his first year of college, Ben Flora’s major was radio and television. But during Flora’s summer break, he worked at a summer tutoring school. The senior elementary education major said the idea of helping younger students with their work pushed him outside of his comfort zone. “I had this ...

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