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This Week at TC: The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference (June 23-25)  ☆

The Society for the History of Children and Youth is an international scholarly organization that places current controversies involving children in historical perspective. The SHCY’s sixth biennial conference will take place June 23-25 at Teacher’s College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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Professor Joan Jeffri and the RCAC to join the National Center for Creative Aging  ☆

Professor Joan Jeffri and the center she created, the The Research Center for Arts and Culture (RCAC), will depart from Teachers College this September. The RCAC will join the National Center for Creative Aging in Washington, D.C., where Jeffri will continue at its helm. The degree program in Arts Administration, which Jeffri also directs, will …

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The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference: June 23-25 at TC 

The Society for the History of Children and Youth’s sixth biennial conference, “The State of Children: Politics and Policies of Childhood in Global Perspective,” will take place on June 23-25, 2011 at Teachers College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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Playing Many Roles and Wearing Many Hats 

As one of Columbia’s graduate schools, the research of students at Teachers College is shaped by a practical and theoretical interest in pedagogy. Now, if we conceive of this inquiry as the learning of an art, say, the art of teaching, then we find ourselves in need of a variety of academic resources and experiences; …

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Steven Berlin Johnson: Instead of building cathedrals in learning, we need to learn to build cathedrals  ☆

Steven Berlin Johnson talks about the ingredients needed to spark innovation as part of his keynote address for the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium at Teachers College. Tell us what you think by adding a comment below.

We settled into our seats in the Cowin auditorium for the final event of the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium, at Teachers College. The anticipation for Steven Berlin Johnson’s closing keynote address was palpable. The celebrated author and Columbia alumnus was about to wrap-up a day and a half of activities, which included experiential workshops, …

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Racial Literacy Roundtables: Seeing & Hearing Multiple Perspectives 

Facilitated by Noah Gordon, Brooke Schechner, and Zara Zuckerman (MA students, English Education) with sponsorship from Assistant Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (English Education), Racial Literacy Roundtables seek to foster open dialogue about race, language differences, and other important issues in urban education. The discussions provide a respectful and supportive community in which participants feel comfortable sharing …

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Universality and a Liberal Arts Education 

In a recent post in the New York Times Opinion blog, Stanley Fish couched an impassioned case for classical, liberal arts education within a review of three recent books on the state of American education (“The Core” by Leigh Bortins; “Not For Profit” by Martha Nussbaum; and “The Death and Life of the Great …

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