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Sounds of Belonging: Fulbright Scholar Ailbhe Kenny on Communities of Musical Practice 

Dr. Ailbhe Kenny by Linda Flores In the midst of a hectic week of spring finals and performances, students and faculty gathered on a Tuesday evening to support and learn from Fulbright scholar, Ailbhe Kenny. Dr. Kenny, an Irish native, split her studies in the U.S. between Teachers College and New York University. She holds …

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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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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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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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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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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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Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. on Philosophy, Higher Education, and Pope Francis  ☆

Philosophy and Education alumni Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) was recently named as the new President of Creighton University. In the following interview with Timothy Ignaffo, Philosophy and Education PhD student, he characterizes his views on philosophy, the role of a university president, and the Jesuit leadership of Pope Francis.

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Prof. Janet Miller to Receive the Mary Anne Raywid Award at AERA 

Janet L. Miller, Professor of English Education, will receive The Mary Anne Raywid Award of the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) on April 18, 2015, during the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference.

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Music Ed PD Workshop Reveals Key “Extra-Musical Skills” for Music Career 

“What does a successful music career look like in the 21st century?” This was the driving question behind Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson’s Professional Development Workshop for the Music and Music Education community, the first of a series of workshops meant to prepare students with more tools for success, starting with simply acknowledging the many challenges of …

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BBE’s MA Students Present Research Findings at Annual IPP 

The Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program welcomed it’s students back to Teachers College this spring for the annual Integrative Project Presentations held on February 16, 2015. The day-long procession of presentations consisted of 20 different Master’s candidates, each sectioned into five different categories.

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Social Studies Education Alum Brian Lawless Embraces “the Unexpected” in China 

It’s 8:30am on a Friday morning in Ho Chi Minh City. Teachers College alum, Brian Lawless is on winter vacation for the Chinese New Year and has graciously agreed to speak with me via Skype.

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Call for Master’s Student Proposals Deadline Approaches 

The deadline to turn in proposals to present at the 2nd Annual Bilingual/Bicultural Ed. & Applied Linguistics/TESOL Student Symposium is this Friday, March 13, by 5pm EST. This year's conference theme is “Language Instruction & Learning: Field Applications.”

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Reception for Macy Gallery Exhibition Art Makes Us Happy, curated by Marta Cabral, Tonight 

Join the Art Education program at the Macy Art Gallery TONIGHT, March 6 from 4:00-6:00pm for a gallery reception featuring Art Makes Us Happy: Young Children Explore Materials and Ideas curated by Marta Cabral, Research Fellow and Art Instructor at the Rita Gold Center Early Childhood Center at Teachers College. All gallery receptions are free …

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Prof. Steven Dubin talks “Global Contamination” at TEDxCaserta 

In early February, ARAD program coordinator and professor Dr. Steven Dubin was able to take a break from the cold and dreary New York weather to take part in a TEDx event held in Caserta, Italy.

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New AL/TESOL Lecturer Beth Clark-Gareca at Fall Brown Bag Luncheon 

Dr. Clark-Gareca is the newest lecturer to join the AL and TESOL program this fall. The presentation for this installment of the Brown Bag Lunch focused on Dr. Clark-Gareca’s dissertation entitled, “Sometimes an F+ is Good: Elementary English Language Learners and Classroom Content Tasks.”

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