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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Trainor Presents at Early Childhood Summit

Dr. Kathy Trainor, Adjunct Professor and Director of Inclusive and Early Childhood Fieldwork, presented two sessions of a workshop titled “Promoting Inclusive Practices through Meaningful Collaboration in Early Childhood” at the 2012 Early Childhood Summit at Penn State University on Oct. 23.

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Slesaransky-Poe Gives Keynote at Family Matters Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate Professor, presented two sessions at the Family Matters Conference, organized by Philadelphia Family Pride, on Oct. 20 at Arcadia University.  The keynote presentation, “Partnering with Our Schools to Welcome Our Families,” discussed steps LGBTQ families...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Papay Presents Poster at Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference

The work of Dr. Clare Papay, Assistant Professor and Director of Special Education Certification, was displayed at the 2012 Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. Papay’s poster “Creating opportunities for post-secondary education for students with...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Bhukhanwala Co-Authors Paper in ‘Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice’

Dr. Foram Bhukhanwala, Assistant Professor and Director of Childhood, Identity and Textual Studies, published an article that she co-authored with Martha Allexsaht-Snider, “Diverse student teachers making sense of difference through engaging in Boalian Theater approaches,” in Teachers and Teaching...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Bornstein Presents at NCSS and PCSS Conferences

In November, Dr. Jodi Bornstein, Assistant Professor and Director of Urban Fieldwork and the Equity Collaborative, presented “Circling Up: Focusing on Community in Social Studies Methods” at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Conference in Seattle, Wash. At the conference, she also...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Appelbaum Publishes Article Online at ‘Pythagoras’

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, posted an article on the website of Pythagoras: Journal of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa. “Refusal as a democratic catalyst for mathematics education development” describes the...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Appelbaum Presents at Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies, and graduate students Chris Loeffler and Jules Mermelstein presented at the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing Conference on Curriculum Theory and Classroom Practice at the Bergamo Center near Dayton, Ohio....

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Dec 18, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Unfinished Business: Marchitello ’10M.Ed. Weighs In on School-to-Prison Pipeline

On Dec. 17, Unfinished Business posted an article written by Max Marchitello ’10M.Ed. titled "Congress Takes on the School-to-Prison Pipeline." Marchitello discusses institutional discipline practices and the recent congressional hearing, which, "marked an important first step for Congress to...

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Nov 30, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Metro.com: Gonzalez-Lopez Discusses Rise of ASD Diagnosis

Metro.com featured Dr. Adriana Gonzalez-Lopez in a Nov. 28 article, "Exploring options for special needs students," which discusses the rise of autism diagnosis as well as teacher training. Gonzalez-Lopez is the Director of Arcadia's BBEST Program, which provides services to school districts in the...

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Nov 16, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Newsworks: Education Students Strengthen Programming at Friends of Mifflin Elementary

Newsworks reported on Nov. 8 that Arcadia University Education majors are strengthening the after school programming at the Mifflin Elementary School in East Falls, Pa. Over the summer, FOM assisted with bringing before and after-school care, a result of requests by working parents in the community...

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Nov 7, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Appelbaum Presents Keynote at Harry Potter-Themed Conference

Dr. Peter Appelbaum, Professor and Director of Disciplinary and Transdisciplinary Studies in the School of Education, was the keynote speaker at “Harry Potter: Reflections on the Major Themes in J.K. Rowling’s Literature,” an academic conference held at Chestnut Hill College on Oct. 26. Appelbaum’s...

Nov 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Montgomery Media: Gov. Rendell Gives Keynote at School of Education Colloquium

Montgomery Media recently reported that Arcadia University's School of Education hosted its second annual Education Colloquium which featured keynote speaker Gov. Ed Rendell on Nov. 1. The colloquium focused on the implementation of recent research and policy in early childhood education, as...