Edmund Adjapong, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University

New York City, New York

Edmund Adjapong is a native of the Bronx in New York City and is an assistant professor in the Education Studies Department at Seton Hall University. Dr. Adjapong holds a Ph.D. and three masters degrees in science education from Teachers College at Columbia University and received a bachelor’s of science in biochemistry with a minor in Africana studies from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Edmund holds a teacher certification in science secondary education and is a former is a middle school science pedagogue at a New York City public school in the Bronx.

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Posted Oct. 25, 2017

VIDEO: Meet the Bronx Educator Who Uses Hip-Hop to Teach Science

As a science teacher in the same school system where I attended elementary and high school, I have noticed a significant lack of engagement and what many call an aversion for learning science among Black male students.…

By Edmund Adjapong

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Posted Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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