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Oct 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Community Service Doesn’t Stop in Pandemic for Paskell ’81, ’96MEd

How do you serve the community with art when a pandemic forces learning and activities online? Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd spent the summer pulling on her global connections to answer this question. Previously, students in Paskell’s “Artist in the...

Arcadia University Associate Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof

Oct 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Brasof Featured as Panelist in Conference for Social Studies

Dr. Marc Brasof, associate professor of Education, was a panelist for The Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies (PCSS) 67th Annual Conference on Oct. 1. The panel, “How shall we proceed? Teaching about and during a global pandemic,” consisted of authors previously published in PCSS’ Social...

Arcadia University student Jakya Barnhill

Sep 24, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Jakya Barnhill '24: Students of Color Need Role Models

Hi! My name is Jakya Barnhill and I am a first-year student in the SAJE Fellowship cohort. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. I come from a small private school in Philadelphia called Cristo Rey High School. This school has made me into the person I am today. They provided me with an outlet...

Arcadia University professors Alison Clabaugh and Peter Appelbaum

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Drs. Clabaugh and Appelbaum Team Up to Raise Awareness About Social Justice in the Classroom

“One of the things that we hear about online learning is that it can be isolating for some students—they miss the social connection and that sense of belongingness,” said Dr. Alison Clabaugh, visiting instructor of Psychology.  “You know you don’t have those times to chat in the hallway or...

Arcadia University doctoral student Aliya Catanch-Bradley

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Education Leadership Doctoral Student Highlighted by WHYY

By Josephine Mueller '21 Current education leadership doctoral student Aliya Catanch-Bradley, who is also principal of Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School in Philadelphia, was highlighted in a Sept. 10 article for WHYY. In the article, reporter Sojourner Ahebee asks several black educators in...

Arcadia University student Amani Harris

Sep 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Amani Harris '24

By John Stuetz '20M Amani Harris '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms...

Arcadia University student Jess Childs

Sep 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Childs ’20MEd Uses Social-Emotional Learning to Encourage Empathy in Students

As Jess Childs ’20MEd prepares to teach her first year as a special educator teacher at MaST Community Charter School in Philadelphia, she’s making sure to focus her teaching style on inclusion and emotional-social learning.  Emotional-social learning is focusing on teaching healthy ways to...

Arcadia University student Hardika Patel

Sep 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Hardika Patel

By John Stuetz '20M Hardika Patel '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse...

Arcadia University student Audrey Chin

Sep 7, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Audrey Chin

By John Stuetz '20M Audrey Chin '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse...

Arcadia University student Karoline Lopez

Sep 4, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Karoline Lopez '24: A Generation of Positive Social Change

My name is Karoline Lopez. I was born in Manila, Philippines. For a couple years while my parents worked overseas, my two older brothers and I were raised by my grandmother. At the age of 6, my family and I migrated to the US. Since I was not very familiar with my surroundings at the time, I...

Arcadia University alumna Keisha Robinson

Sep 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Alumna Publishes Memoir on Resilience During COVID

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Alumna and 40 Under 40 recipient Keisha M. Robinson ’18MEd will publish, "I Barely Survived My Summer in Quarantine: A Memoir," on Sept. 4, which focuses on how she found resilience while quarantining during COVID.  Robinson discusses the impact the pandemic had on...

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Sep 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hickman and Dr. Wirth Publish in International Dyslexia Magazine

Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, and Dr. Kathy Wirth, adjunct professor of Education and program director of the Arcadia Community Learning Center (ACLC), recently had an article accepted for the October issue of Pennsylvania Branch International Dyslexia Association’s (PBIDA)...