School of Education kudos

Gerardo Aponte-Safe

Gerardo Aponte-Safe, Department of Educational Studies in the School of Education, presented "Constructing the stories of the Other: Teachers’ travel experiences and their pedagogies for global perspectives" at the National Council for the Social Studies on Nov. 30 online. His presentation present his research on a case study of the impact of a Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad professional development on teachers’ instructional decisions regarding narratives about cultures different than their own, examining how teachers authenticated different stories they shared with students about Costa Rica and its people.

Submitted on: Dec. 7, 2020

Hanadi Shatara

Hanadi Shatara, History and School of Education, presented "How Global Educators Positioned the World: The World Views and Teaching Interconnectedness, Justice Orientations, and Cosmopolitanism" at National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference on Monday, Nov. 30, online. Shatara's paper discussed the worldviews of global educators in NYC public schools, looking specifically at interconnectedness, justice orientations, and cosmopolitanism. She explained ways that global educators’ positionalities influenced their ways of teaching global education.

Submitted on: Nov. 30, 2020

Lisa Lenarz, Jennifer Kosiak, Jenni McCool, Lindsey Butts, Ashley Cree and Mai Chao Duddeck

Lisa Lenarz, Art; Jennifer Kosiak and Jenni McCool, both Mathematics, Statistics; and Lindsey Butts, Ashley Cree and Mai Chao Duddeck, all SOE office of the dean; received the award for the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant at the 15th Annual banquet dinner of the Heritage Chocolate Society on Jan. 19 in Orlando, FL.

Submitted on: Jan. 30, 2019