Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies invite you and your teachers to the very first celebration of the Day of the Teacher / Dia del Maestro on Friday, May 11, 2012 from 5-7pm. Doors to the Sandhu Residence and Conference Center open at 4:30pm. Los Amigos of Orange County and the Orange County Children’s Therapeutic Arts Center are joining us in celebrating you! We want to honor teachers because of the wonderful work that teachers do with students every single day. There will be lots of fun activities to honor teachers, and light refreshments. Veteran teachers, school administrators, community representatives, new teachers, and students will share their most memorable teacher stories. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear live performers and an open microphone period to share your stories too!
The National Institute of Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette for the National Institute of Educational Evaluation of México interviewed Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, Peter McLaren last month. The Dangers of Educational Extremism: High-Stakes Standardized Evaluation in US K-12 Education, which includes content from McLaren’s March interview
It’s difficult grasp the full import of this historic event because there exists a prevailing assumption that a Communist country such as China would not be interested in an approach to pedagogy that is founded on the development of critical consciousness and social transformation. And yet, that’s precisely where we, Peter McLaren and Suzanne SooHoo
Guest Blog By Dr. Marie Nubia-Feliciano On September 24 during the annual International Society of Black Latinos Awards Gala, Dr. Anaida Colón-Muñiz received an award. It was in recognition of her being a champion for “promoting cultural awareness, strengthening leadership, and community building.” She was one of four recipients that evening. Some of you may
Guest Blog By Anat Herzog, CES PhD Candidate We don’t know his name, or his older sister’s, but it still moved us when he exclaimed “I love Dr. Seuss! Daddy can I take this one?” Our eyes giggled to one another as the boy clumsily pulled the Seuss work out of the book station we