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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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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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Masterclass and the Importance of Mentoring Across Disciplines  ☆

“Do young artists need older practitioners to look at them with something benign, giving them permission to try? Yes, yes, that’s essential,” remarks Bill T. Jones, on the importance of mentoring. The Tony award-winning choreographer is a member of a cluster of great artists (including Placido Domingo, Frank Gehry and Edward Albee) who mentored select …

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Beyond Belief  ☆

When TC’s Professor Margaret Crocco of the Social Studies program began working on a study guide for the 2007 award-winning documentary, Beyond Belief, she quickly realized her team would have to perform a balancing act in order to complete the project. The challenge: to present the material about a film set in Afghanistan in such …

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“Let Freedom Swing” Wins Hugo Award  ☆

The 2011 Hugo Television Awards has granted the Silver Plaque Award to “Let Freedom Swing” (Educational Program – Child category).  The award will be given on April 14 at the Hugo Television Awards Night at the Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago. “Let Freedom Swing” is an innovative project designed to help students understand the principles …

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Dr. Margaret Crocco appointed Dean of the College of Education at the University of Iowa 

It is with bittersweet feelings that the Arts and Humanities Department announce the departure of Professor Crocco from TC at the end of June. Professor Crocco will be moving on to become the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Iowa as of July 1, 201

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Creativity, Imagination and Innovation in Education Symposium  ☆

With a philosophy firmly rooted in the belief that creativity is essential in all disciplines and knowledge-oriented societies, The Department of Arts and Humanities will host the Creativity, Imagination and Innovation in Education Symposium this April 28th and 29th at Teachers College. Aimed at both practitioners and scholars, the symposium will explore these concepts in …

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Teaching the Levees 

Teaching The Levees: A Joint Project of Teachers College, the Rockefeller Foundation, and HBO Documentary Films For professional development material, downloadable curriculum, and background information related to the project, go to Launch Event Celebrates TC's "Levees" Curriculum Published: 7/22/2007 On Thursday, September 6th, TC will celebrate the launch of the curriculum created by its faculty, …

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