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Ms. Sarah Mueller, Pittsburgh mentor teacher: On supporting a novice teacher

While enrolled in their master’s program, WW Teaching Fellows work alongside a mentor teacher for the entire school year. Mentor teachers are an integral part of the WW Teaching Fellowship experience—they share their teaching knowledge while simultaneously supporting Fellows’ growth. We spoke with Sarah Mueller, a teacher in the Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) who is […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2020 Newcombe Fellow Joanna Demaree-Cotton

Joanna Demaree-Cotton • Yale University, philosophy Rehabilitating Moral Agency in the Age of Cognitive Science Each year, Citizens & Scholars invites new Fellows to submit a brief story introducing themselves and/or their work.  This story is from 2020 Newcombe Fellow Joanna Demaree-Cotton. Joanna is a doctoral candidate in philosophy at Yale University whose dissertation asks whether […]

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Mentoring a WW Teaching Fellow in Philadelphia

While enrolled in their master’s program, WW Teaching Fellows work alongside a mentor teacher for the entire school year. Mentor teachers are an integral part of the WW Teaching Fellowship experience—they share their teaching knowledge while simultaneously supporting Fellows’ growth. We spoke with Lindsay Stegena, a math teacher in the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2020 Women’s Studies Fellow Siobhan Meï

Siobhan Meï Refashioning History: Women as Sartorial Storytellers Each year, Citizens & Scholars invites new Fellows to submit a brief story introducing themselves and/or their work. Here, 2020 Women’s Studies Siobhan Meï describes the origins of her dissertation. A doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Siobhan is writing on the […]

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WW HistoryQuest Fellows Get Lesson in Hard History from Hasan Kwame Jeffries

 The WW HistoryQuest Fellows recently got a lesson in teaching hard history from Hasan Kwame Jeffries. Dr. Jeffries is an associate professor of history at The Ohio State University. His teaching and his research focus on African-American history in the U.S., including courses on the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements. As a teacher […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2020 Newcombe Fellow Cody Rossler

Cody Rossler Race Science on Tour: Instructing Publics in Provincial Britain, 1830–1870 Each year, Citizens & Scholars invites new Fellows to submit a brief story introducing themselves and/or their work.  This story is from 2020 Newcombe Fellow Cody Rossler. Cody is a doctoral candidate in history at Stony Brook University whose dissertation examines how the […]

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Digital Convenings: Fellowship for Fellows, Virtual-Style

Like many organizations, the Institute for Citizens & Scholars found itself forced to think differently about how to manage planned events for Fellows in the face of the pandemic.  What started as a pivot in March, however, has become a new way of hosting and enriching fellowship gatherings, at least for the near future. Many […]

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Q&A with Amit Schwalb, School District of Philadelphia mentor

While enrolled in their master’s program, WW Teaching Fellows work alongside a mentor teacher for the entire school year. Mentor teachers are an integral part of the WW Teaching Fellowship experience—they share their teaching knowledge while simultaneously supporting Fellows’ growth. We spoke with Amit Schwalb, a biology and math teacher in the School District of […]

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Meet the Fellows: 2020 Women’s Studies Fellow Barbara Sostaita

Barbara Sostaita Sanctuary Everywhere: Practicing Care on the Migrant Trail Each year, Citizens & Scholars invites new Fellows to submit a brief story introducing themselves and/or their work. This story is from 2020 Women’s Studies Fellow Barbara Sostaita, a doctoral candidate in religious studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Barbara’s dissertation […]

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