Wilkes University


Diane Polachek and Students Present at Statewide Conference

researchCongratulations to Dr. Diane Polachek, Professor of Education, and Wilkes University Secondary Education and History students Mauri Bohan,Domingo Franciamore, Joanne Monfiletto, and Robbie Petrovich, whose proposal was accepted for presentation at the 65th annual conference of the Pennsylvania Council for the Social Studies on October 19, 2018 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  The group's presentation was entitled, Make Art and Music, Not War: Rethinking Strategies for Teaching about the Culture of the Vietnam War. It incorporated the integration of photography, poetry, art, and music from the era along with innovative teaching strategies utilizing authentic primary sources to share the raw emotion of this significant social movement.