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
After a semester of hard work, Chapman University’s College of Educational Studies’ future teachers and Yorba Academy of the Arts Middle School’s Journalism students were able to celebrate their writing with a publishing party. This collaboration was part of the fieldwork for Dr. Noah Asher Golden’s spring Integrated Educational Studies 412: Teaching of Writing K-12
This last semester has been one of continued achievements for the College of Educational Studies’ own Dr. Peter McLaren. While teaching and engaging our students in study and research, he has also been the recipient of a number of awards and recognition. It is noteworthy that Dr. McLaren has welcomed international scholars from places such
“I have always had a deep interest in the notion of space- whether it’s a color in a room, or the lighting, or how interactions change when people are sitting next to each other and talking as opposed to across from each other. So in this chapter, I basically am making a case for why