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2021


Cancer in the Classroom: A Case Study Analysis

Lisa Franchetti
Keywords: Biology, cancer, cell cycle, life science, mutations

Delicious and Nutritious Chemicals: A unit for engaging 10th grade Chemistry students in the study of biological molecules

Kathleen Tsai
Keywords: chemicals, Chemistry, fruit flies, lipids, proteins

A Geographical Analysis of Sites of African American History in Philadelphia

Hannah Zieve
Keywords: African American History, anthropology, Geography, High School, project based learning, Research, social studies

Dance for Social Justice

Dr. Joy Lurie Friedlander
Keywords: Artistry, Body Mind, Choreography, collaboration, dance, democracy, diversity, Embodied Activism, Equity, Holistic Teaching, Inclusion, Inclusive Pedagogy, perspective, social justice, Somatics

How Music and Song has Influenced Political Change in Africa and the United States

Carmen R. Carrion M.Ed.
Keywords: African American History, African music, Music

Tale of Two Cities: Cultural Capital of Hip Hop in Kenya and Philadelphia

Jeri Johnson, M.S. Ed., M.S. School Psychology
Keywords: black placemaking, Charles Dickens, Chris Emdin, COVID-19, critical hip-hop pedagogy (CHHP), Elizabeth Acevedo, hip-hop music, Kenya Vision 2030, mind-mapping, musical patterns, Philadelphia Vision 2035

Creative? How Can We Protect Our Ideas?

Tasha Russell
Keywords: copyright, fair use, Fela, infringement, public domain, Solomon Linda, the Tokens

Shining Star

Valerie Adams
Keywords: Carbon, carbon cycle, Chemical reaction, Electron, energy, Energy level, Photon, Photovoltaic, Solar, water, Wind

How do renewable energy sources reduce our reliance on fossil fuel sources of energy?

Dr. Joe Alberti
Keywords: energy, fossil fuel, middle school science, renewable energy

City Through Poems, Songs, and Artwork

Alla Dolderer
Keywords: artwork., authentic sources, city, community, ESL, global, immigration, local, poetry, songs

Who Am I and Where Am I? A Place-Based Poetry Unit

Emma Connolly
Keywords: comprehension instruction, fluency instruction, identity development, Middle School, place-based learning, poetry, special education, writing instruction

Energy Equals Force and Motion

Felicia Atwell
Keywords: force, motion, renewable energy

Wicked Problems, Place, and Liberation

Charlie McGeehan
Keywords: Geography, liberation, Philadelphia Neighborhoods, Senior Project

West African Jelis/Griots Old and New

Aisha Al-Muid
Keywords: Geography, Mali, Nigeria, West Africa, West AFrican empires

The Sound of Resistance: Protest Music in African Cinema

David Jennis
Keywords: African Cinema, African music, Amandla! A Revolution in Four Part Harmony, Apartheid, History of Africa: Resistance and Liberation, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, South Africa

Redefining the Teaching & Learning of Mathematics

Tracy Saltz
Keywords: active learning, Equity, Math Education, mathematical practices, problem solving, productive struggle

Renewable Energy: “Let it Shine”

Dr. David L. Turner
Keywords: “Let it Shine”, and solar cell, carbon emission, carbon footprint, renewable energy, solar energy, wind energy, wind turbines

Hand-Made Music: Creating the Instruments and Sounds of Africa

Katherine Steiner
Keywords: Africa, African music, Africana studies, Art, contemporary music, hands-on, High School, high school art, high school music, instrument, Music

Framing Africa with 5 Music Narratives

Lisa Yuk Kuen Yau
Keywords: Africa, African music, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, freedom songs, griots, gumboot, hip-hop, Kenya, Mali, national anthems, protest dances, protest songs, Pygmies, South Africa, stepping, Zap Mama

Art and Tyranny: Franco’s Role in Mobutu’s Zaire

Geoffrey Winikur
Keywords: arts education, colonization, culturally responsive teaching, imperialism, Inquiry, interdisciplinary pedagogy, multiple literacies, postcolonial studies, Research, student research