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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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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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Globalization, Education, and Citizenship 

In 2009-2010 Teachers College held a year-long faculty seminar on globalization, education, and citizenship. The purpose of this seminar was to "examine in fresh terms the nexus of globalization, education, and citizenship." Participants from diverse backgrounds brought with them "different scholarly frameworks drawn from the social sciences and humanities." Professor William Gaudelli (Social Studies Education), Professor …

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Private Screening: Beyond the Bricks: A New Era of Education 

This private screening of Beyond the Bricks: A New Era of Education is by invitation only. Please contact Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz from the English Education Program at (212)678-3003 for more information.

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How To: Begin Using Pressible 

Pressible is a new Teachers College initiative out of the EdLab, designed to give students and programs a forum for sharing content. Through Pressible you can have your own site, or simply join and contribute to existing sites. This post will guide you through the steps necessary to join and begin using Pressible and the …

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Kappa Delta Pi, international honor society in education 

On March 8th, 1911, a group of the top educators in America (yes, including John Dewey) gathered at the University of Illinois to form an honors society in education. Nearly 100 years later, Kappa Delta Pi continues to honor the achievements of educators and promote excellence in education. The members of the Kappa Chapter at …

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New TC Collaboration Investigates Democracy Through Jazz 

Let Freedom Swing: Conversations on Jazz and Democracy" explores the deep relations of jazz music and elements of democratic practices. The project, officially launched over the weekend, is a collaboration between Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Documentary Group, Teachers College, and The Rockefeller Foundation. The innovative presentation combines the traditional study of American democracy …

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What’s the Deal with Google Apps for Education? 

For the past few months, the office of Academic Computing has been sending announcements about Teachers College moving to Google Apps for Education. To many of us, however, it is not entirely clear what this means or how it will affect our daily computing needs. This is a synopsis. What’s New? Most of the capabilities …

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LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education (2/2) 

This article is the second segment of an interview with LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales about his company's new software. LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core …


Reposted from Open Questions. Written by Noah Gordon.

Continued from Previous Post: LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core State Standards, and so much more. This is the second …

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LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education (1/2) 

I recently interviewed LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales about his company's new software. LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core State Standards, and much more.


Reposted from Open Questions. Written by Noah Gordon.

When I first tried to sign up for a LearnBoost account I wasn't able to find Teachers College.  I wrote to the contact listed at the bottom of LearnBoost's website to please add my school.  LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales responded to my email, telling me that they were working to add college and …

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Call for Papers: The State of African American Studies 

CALL FOR PAPERS The State of African American Studies:  Methodology, Pedagogy, and Research The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and IRADAC, The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean at the Graduate Center-CUNY, extend a call for papers for their regular conference on the state of scholarship …

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The Death and Life of the Great American School System: A Review  ☆

"The Death and Life of the Great American School System” has been one of the most talked about books around Teachers College this summer. Having finally digested what this work has to offer, I can understand why. Diane Ravitch writes with the rigor and clarity of a fine historian, about issues that are all too …

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What is college really for? More thoughts on society and the liberal arts 

In his recent book ,” Matthew B. Crawford calls into question the prevailing sentiment that “knowledge work” is somehow more intrinsically valuable than skilled trade labor. Crawford earned a Ph.D in political philosophy from the University of Chicago, and is now a fellow and the institute for advanced studies at the University of Virginia. Just …

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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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Social Justice and the Arizona Ethnic Studies ban 

As a student in the Philosophy and Education program at Teachers College, addressing the question of social justice education is impossible to avoid. It seems this could be said for any TC student. From the moment we walk in the front door, John Dewey (along with just about every program or departmental mission statement) is …

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