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Professor Megan Laverty to speak at Moral Philosophy Conference in Australia 

Megan Laverty, Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Education Program, has been invited to join other moral philosophers from around to world to participate in the "Moral Philosophy and its Discontents: New Perspectives on Ethical Thought" conference at Flinders University in Australia.

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BBE Annual Speaker Series: Dr. Elana Shohamy on Equitable Testing of Multi-Bilingual Populations 

Speaking with fervent urgency, Dr. Elana Shohamy's presentation at Teachers College, “Critical Issues of Assessment of Multi-Bilingual Populations,” focused on challenging language tests, the penalization of multilingual and immigrant populations and recognizing the advantages of bilingualism rather than the problems many claim it incurs.

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Teaching Outside the Lines 

Teachers, today more than ever, are renegades, the champions of exploration and self-expression. In April, the Art and Art Education program at Teachers College coordinated a platform for today's classroom teachers called Conversations Across Cultures. Now in its third year, the symposium for emerging educators and seasoned professionals focused on the theme of Teaching Outside …

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English Ed Professor Sherdian Blau On Student Summer Reading Lists  ☆

Sheridan Blau, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and English Education Program Coordinator, quoted in Reuters Health article, "Choice in books may help kids' reading score over summer."

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Convocation 2015: Philosophy & Ed MA Candidate Rachael Escobedo 

Watch A&H Student Speaker Rachael Escobedo's speech at the Masters I Convocation 2015.

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A&H Chair Gaudelli Calls For More Global Citizenship Education at UN Academic Meeting in Seoul 

William Gaudelli, Chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities and Associate Professor of Social Studies and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University, called for immediate action to broaden and strengthen global citizenship education in a panel discussion on May 20 in Seoul, South Korea. He was an invited panelist at the Second United Nations …

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Empowering Black Girls: Monique Lane 

TC Today's Spring/Summer 2015 issue features 10 faculty members and two innovators whose research looks beyond the traditional boundaries of specific disciplines.

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Desegregation’s Other Story: Ansley Erickson 

TC Today's Spring/Summer 2015 issue features 10 faculty members and two innovators whose research looks beyond the traditional boundaries of specific disciplines.

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Music to TC Students’ Ears: New Music Ed Scholarship Announced 

Long before the late Robert Pace became known for revolutionizing music study throughout the world, he was Lydia Morrongiello’s private piano teacher. Now through the Lydia Morrongiello Endowed Scholarship Fund for Music Education, Dr. Morrongiello (M.A.’64, Ed.D. ’75) is ensuring that future TC music students will benefit from Dr. Pace’s legacy.

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“(Un)Final Projects”: Gottesman Library Exhibition Focuses on Court-Involved Youth 

TC’s Youth, Multiliteracies & Educational Justice (YMEJ) seminar launched an exhibition, “(Un)final Projects,” on Monday, May 11 in the Gottesman Libraries’ first floor lobby. The exhibition, created with the help of EdLab, the Gottesman’s creative services unit, marks the end of the year-long YMEJ seminar. It will remain on display through May 22nd.

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Art Practices: ‘Making’ in the Macy 55 Studio 

One of the best things about working in the Macy 55 studio was that I was able to continue my art practice along with my research. In my body of artwork, I’ve tried to bring attention to the details of everyday life to destabilize our surroundings and unfold layers of awareness. I would like to …

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ALAS Building Bridges Panel Emphasizes Uniting Communities through Art and Education 

The third panel through the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) was held on Thursday, April 2 to a room filled with artists, educators, and arts administrators. Called Building Bridges: Museums, Communities, and Latin American Art, the panel brought together people who shared a common goal of uniting their museums and communities through their unique …

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Catching up with AL/TESOL Instructor Catherine Box 

Last year we profiled AL/TESOL doctoral student and instructor Catherine Box. We decided to catch up and see what’s new in her life. She provided us with warm, honest and delightful answers. And she gave a bit of advice to TC about climate control.

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The Confined Arts in Brooklyn, Disrupting Confinement Narratives 

The Confined Arts: 2nd Edition brought new and old faces to Shwick Market and Gallery in Brooklyn on the evening of March 27th, 2015. In a larger space with a stronger crowd, the 2nd Edition expanded their platform and discussion around incarceration and the broken justice system in the United States.

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EdM Student Minhye Son Thwarts Language-based Discrimination in her Work 

When EdM student Minhye Son first came to the United States, she was still learning English. Far from her home and culture in Busan, South Korea, Mrs. Son encountered a disquieting occurrence endured by many English language learners. Her experience rippled through the rest of her academic and professional life.

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Research into Language Acquisition in the First Stages Presented in AL/TESOL Lecture 

Teachers College welcomed Associate Professor of English and Linguistics Rebekah Rast from The American University of Paris, France on December 16, 2015. Professor Rast arrived to a crowded reception of Applied Linguistics and TESOL students eager to hear emerging findings from one of the pioneers of language acquisition at first exposure.

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Class of 2015: Jennifer Ammenti Explores Teacher Identity Through a Historical Lens 

Jennifer Ammenti, who will graduate this spring with an Ed.M. in History and Education, sought out Teachers College in part because of her desire to learn about education through a historical lens. As a former elementary school teacher and school librarian, Ammenti loved teaching history, but as she puts it, wishes she could go back …

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Art Ed Announces New Community Printmaking Program 

The Art & Art Education Program at TC is pleased to announce a Community Printmaking Program beginning this summer. As a non-credit program, it is open to students, faculty and the general public. The program offers the opportunity to use their professional printmaking studio, which includes printing presses and equipment for etching, stone and plate …

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District Administration Website: Diversity Drives Demand for TC’s Global Competence ​Program 

District Administration online featured a story about TC's Global Competence Certificate Program, an online, graduate-level certificate program for educators which addresses a critical need faced by schools and educators to prepare students with the real-world skills they need to succeed in a world that is more interconnected and interdependent than ever before.

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