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Feb 5, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

USA Today College: Flores ’14 Speaks Out Against Homonormativity

USA Today College featured “Opinion: My fight against homonormativity” by Jayson Flores ’14 on Jan. 28. The article is an honest look at the pressure in the LGBT community to mimic heteronormative standards and features insights from educators, including Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe, Associate...

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Jan 14, 2013 Sarah Schwartz

Tennis Pro Provides Advice for Young Athletes

Mary Lou Cardie ’99M recently published an article, "Value the Fundamentals," on EZineArticles.com, which focuses on helping young athletes reach their full potential. Cardie, who is a USPTA Certified P1 Tennis Teaching Professional, earned a Master’s of Education degree from Arcadia in 1999. If...

Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

School of Education Hosts Inaugural Colloquium

The Honorable Edward G. Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania, spoke about the value ofOn Nov. 1, the School of Education hosted its inaugural School of Education Colloquium, “Keeping the Promise of Early Childhood Education: Putting Into Practice What We Know,” which focused on the importance...

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Dec 18, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Chance Joins Advisory Council at Parkway Northwest High School

During fall semester Janet Chance, Director of the Office of School and Community Collaborations, began serving on the Advisory Council for Parkway Northwest High School for Peace and Social Justice. The council addresses a range of issues related to the school's success, such as connecting the...

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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...