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Narratio Fellowship Brings Personal Stories to Life

Gemma Cooper-Novack, a literacy education doctoral candidate, continues the School of Education’s commitment to community engagement in her second year as project manager for the The Narratio Fellowship. The Fellowship and it’s associated Artist-in-Residence program brought together local refugee high school students to create biographical films this summer. Fellows will work on their films with...
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Virtual 2020-21 Landscape of Urban Education lecture series kicks off Nov. 12

  The School of Education’s renowned Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will return for the 2020-21 academic year with a slate of virtual events, beginning this week. This year’s theme, Leading in Precarious Times kicks off with a panel discussion titled What Makes a Leader, Taking a Stand, and Leadership Needed Now:...
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“And They Were Roommates” student film on inclusion to screen as part of Syracuse International Film Festival

For over a decade, the School of Education has provided support to the Syracuse International Film Festival, and SOE faculty have assisted in the selection and presentation films for the Douglas Biklen Imaging in Disability Film Showcase. Now in its 17th season, the annual festival will have a different feel for its 10 day run,...
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Writing Our Lives nurtures young writers online

In October 2019 the Writing Our Lives program marked its 10 year anniversary in the Syracuse community. From its early days in the community rooms of libraries with handfuls of students, to recent years’ programming including conferences with hundreds of participants and after school programs from around Central New York, the Writing Our Lives program...
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Participate in the CNY 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge

The Syracuse University School of Education is proud to be a Participating Partner in the CNY 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge. United Way of Central New York, in partnership with the YWCA, is launching the challenge community wide on October 1, 2020. We are encouraging all students, employees, and alumni to take this challenge...
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School of Education Zoom Backgrounds

As remote and online learning becomes more commonplace, our students and alumni want to show their School of Education spirit! You can use these images as backgrounds in Zoom and other video conferencing software, or as desktop backgrounds. 
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Spring 2020 Dean’s Message: The work we must and will take up

We are at a historic crossroads. The killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have focused our nation’s attention, and the world’s attention, on the anti-Black racism and violence that has occurred in our country for hundreds of years. And the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic upheaval have shined a light on glaring...
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Akhu Mogami advocates for Music Education in Botswana

Passionate about the power of music in education, Akhutleleng “Akhu” Mogami wants to expand teaching of music to primary school students in her native Botswana. Mogami, an alto saxophonist in a jazz band and founder of a private music school in Botswana, is one of the 16 recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching...
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Tuija Kae’s unintended lesson in distance learning

Curiosity about her home country impressed Tuija Kae, a high school English teacher from Finland, when she was in her field placement at East Syracuse Minoa High School earlier this semester. She presented to ESM students about Finland and its education system, “I was very pleasantly surprised by their interest and inquisitiveness,” she says. “Finnish...
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Fulbright DAI Participant Yuli Yani understands technology’s role in the global classroom

For Yuli Yani, an English teacher at a vocational high school in Indonesia, learning about new computer apps in a Syracuse area middle school class has reinforced the importance of digital literacy as well as having a command of the English language. In her field placement at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School, Yani has observed how easily...
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