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 Feb. 25, 2020

Now That Trump Is Abandoning Charter Schools, Democrats Are Free to Champion a Truly Progressive Education Platform

I could be Bernie Sanders’ daughter. After all, my parents were much like him, children of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in New York…

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Posted Feb. 24, 2020

Here’s What I Told My Students After ‘Karen From Mike Bloomberg’s Campaign’ Texted Me

Last week, I received a text from “Karen from Mike Bloomberg’s campaign.” She wrote that “with so much at stake, Americans deserve a Democratic candidate…

By Ashley McCall

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Posted Feb. 21, 2020

We’re Teaching Black History Month All Wrong

News flash: We have been celebrating Black History Month all wrong.  Black History Month (originally “Negro History Week”) was started by Carter G. Woodson in…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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