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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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Preview: 36th Annual NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference  ☆

Applied Lingustics/TESOL alumna Dr Santoi Wagner headlines the NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, held at Teachers College on March 7.

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TC, Philosophy and Education, Well-represented at MASPES 2015 

The 2015 meeting of the Middle Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society (MASPES) took place on February 7, 2015 at the Guttman Community College of the City University of New York (CUNY). The theme of this year’s conference, “Education and Public Spaces,” was inspired by the life and work of Maxine Greene, herself a past president …

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GRAE Conference 2013  ☆

There is no doubt that the process of researching for and completing a graduate degree demands academic collaboration and many introspective nights. But it is often purported that academia exists in isolated spheres where ideas are safeguarded instead of shared. In the close-knit communities that comprise TC, how can students most effectively connect with their …

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EVENT: Pedagogy of Social Imagination in Language Learning/Teaching 

This Thursday, November 7, the Bilingual/Bicultural Education program, a part of the Department of Arts and Humanities will be hosting a symposium titled Pedagogy of Social Imagination in Language Learning and Teaching. The symposium, which will last from 10a.m-12p.m and take place in Grace Dodge 277, focuses on the "multidimensional treatment of language learning and …

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Dr. Khalil Muhammad Visits TC  ☆

Citing Lewis Lapham’s claim in “Ignorance of Things Past” that Americans have “a wonderful talent for grand simplification,” Dr. Muhammad made an unimpeachable case for the significance of history, archival work, and the Schomburg center in undoing at least a century of historical oversimplification of the black experience in America, and the American experience writ …

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‘Spearheading Debate: Culture Wars & Uneasy Truces’, with Steven Dubin  ☆

"As South Africa's democracy matures, this book analyses the following questions: how does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children and gay people? "

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City  ☆

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Exploring Discourse Analysis 

Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Teachers College, is bringing a wealth of learning opportunities to the discourse analysis research community. As founder of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI), Dr. Waring oversees a monthly meeting of professors, researchers, and students who come together to work on …

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TC Student Activists: TC represents at the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington DC 

July 30, 2011 was a sweltering day in Washington DC, but the heat didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of teachers, parents, students, and activists who traveled from across the country to protest education policies they say are demoralizing teachers and reducing the profession to little more than “teaching to the test.” After rendezvousing …

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Spotlight on Alumna Monika Ekiert: “A product of TC!”  ☆

Dr. Monika Ekiert received her doctorate in Applied Linguistics (AL) from TC in May, 2010. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from TC.  She has collectively spent nine years at the college in a variety of capacities (including a revamp of the Community Language …

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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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“Art as a Human Necessity”: TC, MoMA and The Art Barge Sessions Celebrate the Life and Work of Victor D’Amico 

A pioneer in Art Education, TC alumnus and instructor Victor D'Amico (1904-1987) believed that art education for children should be based on making art, as opposed to the teaching of rote techniques. Throughout his long and storied career he began and taught scores of art workshops, classes and programs based on that idea. He was …

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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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Social Issue Media Festival 

Another exciting upcoming event at TC! The Social Issue Media Festival asks: What moves us? How can you inspire someone in just a few minutes? How does the medium shape the message, and how does the message shape the medium? These questions are at the heart of the Social Issue Media Festival. Initiated as a …

The Symposium is just around the corner, and if the exciting events of Thursday and Friday weren't enough, TC will also be hosting the Social Issue Media Festival on Wednesday, April 27th from 5-6:30 with a reception to follow. If you're interested in creativity, this is another TC event that you should check out! Visit …

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A conversation with Symposium co-chair, Professor Margaret Crocco 

A glimpse into what's behind the upcoming Creativity & Imagination Symposium...

Professor Crocco, co-chair of the event, shares some thoughts on the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium: What’s the goal… and why now? The Symposium is a unique opportunity to learn about the ways in which creativity, imagination, and innovation function throughout the educational enterprise. Premised on the notion of "ubiquitous creativity" and linking …

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The Department of Arts & Humanities Announces a New Blog 

As we ramp up for The Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium, being held April 28th & 29th at Teachers College, the Department of Arts & Humanities announces a new blog dedicated entirely to news and updates pertaining to the Symposium.

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Randall Allsup to give Keynote at CARMU conference  ☆

Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan is hosting  2011 Conference on Music Learning and Teaching at the Center for Applied Research in Musical Understanding (CARMU), the third annual conference for music educators, from March 10-12 2011. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Randall Allsup from Columbia University’s Teachers College and TC Alumna Cathy Benedict from …

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Creativity, Play, and the Imagination Conference at Teachers College (May 26-May 28, 2011) 

The Call for Proposals deadline for Creativity, Play, and the Imagination, to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from May 26 to May 28, 2011, has been extended to February 14, 2011. In thinking of the conference as a play of ideas rather than presentation of ideas, we encourage proposals that promote uncommon levels …

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Submit a Proposal: KDP Centennial Conference 

Call for Proposals: Leadership through Service Are you helping improve New York City? Do you work with youth to improve their leadership skills? Does your research take you into the community? Have you done research on adult learning or continuing education? Share your work: submit a proposal! Who The Entire TC and CU Community Free …

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