The College’s special education honor society, Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta, consists of current students both majoring and minoring in special education. The organization aims to spread awareness of special education not only here on Daemen’s campus, but also across the Western New York area. Sigma’s motto is “Reach out and Touch Somebody’s Hand,” which is quite literally what the students in this organization do. … Continue reading “Reach out and Touch Somebody’s Hand” – The Daemen College chapter of Sigma Pi Epsilon Delta
A common goal for educators across the US is for students to produce thoughtful, high quality work. Thanks to problem, or project, based learning (PBL), gone are the days where critique and revision are a private deal between student and teacher. English and Kitsantas’ 2013 article, “Supporting Student Self-Regulated Learning in Problem- and Project-Based Learning,” acts as a guide for teachers who are interested in … Continue reading Project based learning: Idealistic or realistic?
For years, Daemen has proudly advertised itself as an “ecofriendly school.” As an environmental advocate, I am proud to attend a school where students use reusable containers instead of Styrofoam ones. I am proud to attend a school where recycling bins are around essentially every corner. Daemen even has an environmental club which does fantastic things such as construct an eco-trail and apply signage near … Continue reading Daemen College: A world of contradictions
A popular Twitter account called Student Problems (@ProblemsAtUni) tweeted, “Study Tip: Stand up. Stretch. Take a walk. Go to the airport. Get on a plane. Never return.” Although this may seem tempting during the midst of midterm week, leaving responsibilities behind is never a good idea. Below are a few studying hacks sure to help ease the stress of studying and maximize remembrance. Tip One: … Continue reading Studying Hacks: Five Tips to Optimize Studying