Mask Image 1

Join Pressible, a link to sign up for Pressible

Arts & Humanities

Contact | Feed RSS Icon

Program in Bilingual Bicultural Ed Holds Professional Development Workshop for New Special Ed Track 

Professor Patricia Martínez-Álvarez is the principal investigator for the NYC DOE funded BiSPED program and is leading the professional developmetn workshop. Photo by Nori Kato   Imagine a classroom in a multicultural urban city where half of the students are learning English as their second language and a third of those students are characterized as …

Posted 21 days ago by

Post a comment.

Dialogues at A&H: Teachers College Feminisms 

On November 18th, 2015, TC Feminism(s), a new student group “dedicated to creating dialogue using a feminist lens in academia and in practice,” presented a panel entitled Feminism(s) in Practice/Research: Formal/Informal Education. The panel brought together facilitator Karishma Desai, TC Doctoral student in Curriculum and Teaching, and panelists Dr. Sandra Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Social …

Posted 27 days ago by

Post a comment.

Department of Arts and Humanities Unveils A&H Book Talks 

In April, the Department of Arts and Humanities will begin a new initiative titled “A&H Book Talks,” a series of talks featuring department faculty and their recent publications. “Books represent a significant scholarly accomplishment, a chance for scholars to fully develop their thinking with a degree of freedom typically not possible in journal publications,” said <span …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

Alumni Spotlight: Emily Jones, Teaching Fellow in Malaysia 

Emily Jones with secondary school students in Malaysia.   “That itch to go abroad, it bit me.” Emily Jones, a Teachers College alumna who graduated last Spring with an M.A. in TESOL, followed her graduation with a 10-month stint as a prestigious English Language Fellow (ELF) with the United States’ State Department in Malaysia. Malaysia …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

A&H in the City: Jazz at Lincoln Center Promotes Modalities of Jazz Music, History and Structure in the Classroom 

A&H in the City’s goal is to foster community among TC alumni while providing interactive, intellectual, and social programming. The event took place March 7th in the Jazz at Lincoln Center Recording Studio. Attendees had the exciting opportunity to collaborate directly with a jazz quintet and TC faculty Lori Custodero (Music Education) and Olga Hubard …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

Berklee City Music Summit in Partnership with TC Music Ed Engenders Shared Learning and Student Engagement 

By Linda Flores for the Music and Music Education Program Berklee at TC TC Music Ed launched an exciting new partnership with Berklee College of Music this fall when it hosted their annual Berklee City Music Summit. The College supports the Berklee City Music Network, a consortium of 47 organizations that offers scholarships, individualized mentoring, and …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

TESOL and BBE Student Symposium Showcases Intellect and Friendship 

A schism sometimes forms when two related but different fields of study develop misconceptions about one another. The Bilingual/Bicultural Education program at Teachers College holds close the idea that speaking multiple languages is indeed a strength, while the Applied Linguistics/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program puts particular emphasis on how languages are …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

New Social Studies and Education Course Draws on Faculty, Inquiry and Central Park 

In the final class of the semester, a boisterous class of Social Studies students, clearly enjoying their fellow classmates and the course, were asked to give their carefully planned presentations. The course, “Social Inquiry: NYC’s Central Park”, posed the essential question, how does society deal with the rise of modernity? Students taking the course are …

Posted a month ago by

Post a comment.

NYS TESOL AL Marks 36th Annual Winter Conference 

By Matty Espino for TESOL/Applied Linguistics The 37th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC), hosted by the Program in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, will take place Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Teachers College. In anticipation, we thought we'd take a look back at last year's conference.   The 36th annual New York State Teaching English to Speakers …

Posted 2 months ago by

Post a comment.

Getting Dialogical with Professor Bob Fecho from the English Education Program 

This past fall, Bob Fecho, formerly a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, joined the faculty in the English Education program at Teachers College. Prof. Fecho is not only distinguished in the study of language, identity and sociocultural perspectives in secondary classrooms, but has decades of firsthand …

Posted 2 months ago by

Post a comment.

New Creative Technologies Certificate to be Featured on PBS 

TC’s new Creative Technologies Certificate in Art and Art Education will be featured on PBS’s MetroFocus show this Thursday, February 18

Posted 2 months ago by

Post a comment.

Rethinking Assessment: An Interview with Dr. James Purpura  ☆

This past summer, I met with several graduate students in the Applied Linguistics program, all of whom have made notable strides in their disciplines. Two students, Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh, Ph.d. Students in the Applied Linguistics program, are now completing their third year in an internship program with Educational Testing Service (ETS). A third …

Posted 2 months ago by

Post a comment.

Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew Coles 

Watch the video below to learn about recent bills passed and funded and upcoming events around campus. Here is your A&H Senator, Drew Coles, to give you the updates. For access to all of the documents of bills passed, check your TC inbox for this week's senatorial update.  

Posted 2 months ago by

Post a comment.

The Collaboration and Connection of A&H in the City 

Catherine Box, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Patricia Martinez-Álvarez (left to right). Photo by Margaret Ferrec.   On Thursday, December 10th, TC faculty and alumni came together for an unforgettable evening of dancing, learning, sharing, and connecting at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for A&H in the City: …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.

‘Groundbreaking’ Work by Dr. Sandra Schmidt Wins Early Career Award 

Dr. Sandra Schmidt It is with great pleasure that we commend Sandra Schmidt, Assistant Professor in the Program in Social Studies at Teachers College, in receiving the Early Career Award of the National Council for the Social Studies-College and University Faculty Assembly this past November. Dr. Schmidt researches the intersection of geography and civic education …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.

Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán Wins the Edward B. Fry Book Award 

This past December, Professor Carmen Martínez-Roldán and her co-authors, Evelyn Arizpe, from The University of Glasgow and Teresa Colomer from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, received the Edward B. Fry Book Award at the Literary Research Association Conference in California. The award is given to Literary Research Association members who author …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.

English Education Professor Ernest Morrell Among Those Recognized in Top Public Influence Ranking 

Repost from Quoted & Noted Thirteen Teachers College faculty members are listed in the 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, honoring the 200 university-based education scholars who had the biggest influence on the nation's education discourse last year. The rankings, conducted by Frederick M. Hess, Resident Scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies at the …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.

Mark Oleszko Reflects on Writing and Performing with the Lincoln Center College Cabaret 

by Sandra Forlemu for Music & Music Education When and how did you start playing the piano? I started playing piano really young – when I was 4! My parents enrolled me in a group music class for toddlers, but at that point I wasn’t ready to take it seriously. I started taking actual private …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.

Ed.M Student Spearheads Community Art Projects Around the World 

Max Levi Frieder, is an Ed.M student at Teachers College and founder of Artolution, who has harnessed his own skills along with his knowledge from the Art & Art Education program to expand art projects around the world that have the power to heal and transform communities. Mr. Frieder has worked on hundreds of art projects in numerous …

Posted 3 months ago by

Post a comment.