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Apr 26, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Build Democracies in Schools, Writes Dr. Brasof

Dr. Marc Brasof, assistant professor of Education, published "Teach students about civics through schoolwide governance" in Kappan, the magazine for the education honors society Phi Delta Kappa.  Brasof writes of his work with the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement and...

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Mar 29, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Arcadia Hosts International Teachers for Culmination of US State Dept. Program

In February, seventeen international teachers in “American Language: Connecting English Teachers to U.S. History and Culture,” a program organized by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, concluded their experience with culminating activities at Arcadia led by Dr....

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Feb 12, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Potter' Scholar Dr. Appelbaum Speaks with Sparknotes.com

For Dr. Peter Appelbaum, professor in the School of Education, reading the Harry Potter books is more than indulging in the magical escapism that made it the bestselling book series of all time—it's scholarly research. In addition to teaching curriculum studies and...

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Feb 11, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Brasof’s Book Reviewed in Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults, a book by School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Marc Brasof, was reviewed in The Journal of Education Policy, Planning, and Administration in January. "Marc Brasof brings to this book a...

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Jan 15, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

'Harry Potter' and Rickman's Snape Slytherin to Research at Arcadia

Beloved actor Alan Rickman, known for his languid voice and frequent portrayal of villains, died yesterday at the age of 69. For many, his role as Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films brought to life a complex character and imbued him with a tragic humanity. In this 2008 article in...

Oct 13, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

At Conference, Educators Discuss Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools

Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine speaks at the School of Education’s Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Sep. 30. Each year, the conference offers educators, community leaders, families, and students the opportunity to collaborate and learn to create safe, affirming...

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Oct 5, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Four Arcadia Alumni Join Teach for America

Beginning this academic year, four Arcadia University alumni are teaching in underserved communities through Teach for America, a nonprofit that aims to “enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for...

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe speaks at last year's Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference.

Sep 14, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

PA Physician General Is Keynote Speaker at Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference, Sept. 30

Newly appointed Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Rachel Levine will deliver the keynote address at the School of Education’s third annual Creating Safe and Welcoming Schools Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The conference will run from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Castle. A performance and...

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Jul 9, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Santangelo Publishes on Teaching to Common Core

Tanya E. Santangelo, assistant professor of education, along with two co-authors from Arizona State University, published “Research-Based Writing Practices and the Common Core: Meta-Analysis and Meta-Synthesis” in the June issue of The Elementary School (University of Chicago Press). The paper...

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Jun 23, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Dr. Brasof’s New Book Seeks to Amplify Student Voices

Student Voice and School Governance: Distributing Leadership to Youth and Adults (Routledge), a new book by Assistant Professor of Education Marc Brasof, details Dr. Brasof’s proposed process of creating school governance structures that produce active, informed students. From the publisher:...

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Apr 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

School of Education Faculty Present at Multicultural Education Conference

Five faculty and staff from the School of Education presented at the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (PA-NAME) Annual Conference earlier this month at Keystone College in La Plume, Pa. The conference featured 35 workshops on the theme “Inclusive...

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Dr. Papay Elected as Exceptional Children’s Representative

Director of Special Education Certification Programs Dr. Clare Papay has been elected Northeast Regional Representative for the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division on Career Development and Transition. Dr. Papay, who has been a part of the Arcadia faculty since 2011, is co-director...