Category: Reading & Language Arts

Allen Berger ’57, G’66: Remembering the Past with Gratitude

Allen Berger ’57, G’66 has always been a strong proponent of the written word—and of sharing the joys of reading with others. As a student at Utica College, he wrote poems and short stories, and upon graduation landed a job as a reporter for a newspaper in Rome, New York. After a stint in the U.S....
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Open House to Showcase School of Education Graduate Programs, Scholarships

The School of Education will host a graduate recruitment fair and open house on Friday, Nov. 15, from 4-6 p.m. in the Sharon Haines Jacquet Education Commons in Huntington Hall. Current Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate students, prospective students in the region and professionals interested in pursuing advanced degrees are invited to attend. University Avenue Garage parking...
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Education Deans Write Op-Ed on APPR and What it Means to be a “Developing” Teacher

What does is it mean to be a developing teacher? (Commentary) By George Theoharis, associate dean for urban partnerships, and Douglas Biklen, dean of the School of Education There has been much discussion recently as the new teacher and principal evaluation system, called Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), has resulted in 2% of teachers in...
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“Writing Our Lives” workshops teach power and liberation through creative writing

On Saturday, February 9, 50 students in grades 6-8 at Danforth Middle School will have the opportunity participate in creative writing and read/listen to social and political writing that has the power to affect their every day lives. “Writing Our Lives: FREE Writing for Empowerment and Liberation” is a read in/write out workshop sponsored by...
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Writing Our Lives Gives Voice

Professors, teaching artists, graduate teaching fellows and community supporters connected with 98 students for the third Writing Our Lives conference held Nov. 3 at Nottingham High School. Students were led into 16 writing sessions ranging in topics from political-writing and academic writing to poetry, self-reflection and graphic novels. “What a great opportunity to have [the...
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Landscape of Urban Education lecture series presents ‘Hip Hop Genius: Remixing Pedagogy, School Design and Leadership’ with author Sam Seidel

The School of Education’s Landscape of Urban Education series will present “Hip Hop Genius: Remixing Pedagogy, School Design and Leadership” on Thursday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in Watson Theater. The lecture will be led by Sam Seidel, author of the book “Hip Hop Genius, Remixing High School Education” (Rowan & Littlefield, 2011), and will...
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“Black Males/Black Dreams: Climbing to the Mountaintop” Documentary to Premiere During Dream Week

Included in the Martin Luther King Dream Week commemoration at SU will be the premiere of the documentary film, Black Males/Black Dreams: Climbing to the Mountaintop, produced by the School of Education Professor Emerita, Susan Hynds, and Newhouse Professor Larry Elin. The film will be screened on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hergenhan...
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Spector/Warren Fellows head to Houston, blog about experience at Holocaust Museum

The School of Education announces its seventh class of Spector/Warren Fellows, who will be traveling to Houston for a six-day learning intensive Jan. 6-13. The Spector/Warren Fellowship for Future Educators was launched in 2008 in conjunction with the School of Education and the Holocaust Museum Houston and is designed to help future teachers bring the lessons of...
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Haddix, Rolling, and Applebaum to be Honored for Teaching Excellence

Three faculty in the School of Education will be honored by Syracuse University on April 13. Barbara Applebaum, associate professor of cultural foundations of education, will receive the Syracuse University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award. Also being honored are Marcelle Haddix, assistant professor of reading and language arts, and James Haywood Rolling, Jr., associate professor of...
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