Education

Arcadia University associate professor of education Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala

Jul 13, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Bhukhanwala Awarded $212K PAsmart Grant to Expand Apprenticeship Opportunities

Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Early Childhood Education Program Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala has been awarded a PAsmart Grant to expand the apprenticeships opportunities in the PreK-4 Program for Early Childhood Education Working Professionals from the Pennsylvania Department of...

Arcadia University education faculty Dr. Augusto Macalalag

Jul 6, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Macalalag Awarded $2 Million NSF Grant for Collaborative Research on STEM Teaching

Associate Professor of Education Dr. Augusto Macalalag will explore how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) interdisciplinary learning impacts 7th- through 12th-grade student understanding through an educator professional development program.This collaborative research is...

Arcadia University education faculty Dr. Peggy Hickman

Jun 18, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Hickman Receives 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Dr. Peggy Hickman, associate professor of Education, received the 2021-2022 Steve Goldberg Faculty Development Award for her project to revise pre- and in-service educator preparation and development programs in relation to social justice and culturally responsive...

Collage of three photos of donating and receiving the tote bags

Jun 2, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Honors Course Sends Art Supplies to Ghana

Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd met Nanna Kittoe Manful and was introduced to her organization, Obaatan, during a service trip to Ghana 10 years ago for her photography service project, Color of Poverty. That relationship has evolved—so much so that when...

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May 26, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Arcadia Hosts Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel

In celebration of Autism and Neurodiversity Acceptance Month, Arcadia’s School of Education hosted an Autistic Self-Advocates Speak Up! Panel on April 21. The panel featured three autistic self-advocates: artist Brian Foti, Gregory Tino, author of The Autistic Mind Finally Speaks, and lecturer...

Arcadia University EdD graduate Jacqui Bader

May 19, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Bader ’21EdD Achieves Dream 50 Years in the Making

Most people look forward to relaxing and doing less after retirement. Jacqui Bader ’21EdD plans to make teaching her “encore performance” after retiring, starting in education after decades in other industries and fields.  When Bader was growing up in Philadelphia’s government housing in...

Arcadia University student Briana Anastasia

Apr 21, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Anastasia ’21 Balances Work, School, and Newborn to Graduate

By Katherine Haines '21, '22 Education major Briana Anastasia ’21 has always known she wanted to work with children, and having a child of her own and continuing her education has solidified that passion.  A native of Northeast Philadelphia, Anastasia worked at Dumpling Grounds Daycare...

Arcadia University student Mercy Joseph at Changdeokgung Palace

Apr 20, 2021 Caitlin Burns

After Australia, Philippines, and U.S., Joseph ’22 Studies in South Korea

While Education Studies major Mercy Joseph ’22 has lived in Australia, the Philippines, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, she’s been dreaming of living in South Korea. This spring, she made that dream a reality, studying at Ewha Womans University in Seoul. “Korea’s been an interest to me,” said...

Arcadia University faculty member Augusto Macalalag

Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Macalalag Co-Authors Study on Pedagogical Content Knowledge with Doctoral Candidates

Dr. Augusto Macalalag, associate professor of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education, recently co-authored the study “Development of Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge during Lesson Planning of Socioscientific Issues,” which was published in the International...

Arcadia University faculty member Graciela Slesaransky-Poe teaches students

Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

U.S. News & World Report: Arcadia Graduate Programs Among Nation’s Best

In their 2022 rankings released Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report ranks Arcadia University’s graduate programs among the best in the nation.  The graduate Education program and Public Health program each ranked in their respective categories. Education placed in the top programs...

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Apr 1, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Paskell ’81, ’96MEd Brings World Culture to “Community” Class

Adjunct Professor of Education Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd is bringing world culture to her Artist in the Community class. With her car packed full of borrowed Fair Trade items from Ten Thousand Villages in Chestnut Hill, such as boxes made from saris in Bangladesh and boxes made in...

Arcadia University faculty member Peter Appelbaum

Mar 30, 2021 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Appelbaum Publishes on Preparing Mathematics Learners for Global Crises

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor of Education, had an article, “Embracing Dystopia: Mathematics Education in the COVID Era,” accepted for publication in the spring edition of Educational Studies in Mathematics. This article was co-authored by Charoula Stathopoulou,...