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Getting Dialogical with Professor Bob Fecho from the English Education Program 

This past fall, Bob Fecho, formerly a professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Georgia, joined the faculty in the English Education program at Teachers College. Prof. Fecho is not only distinguished in the study of language, identity and sociocultural perspectives in secondary classrooms, but has decades of firsthand …

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The Collaboration and Connection of A&H in the City 

Catherine Box, Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, and Patricia Martinez-Álvarez (left to right). Photo by Margaret Ferrec.   On Thursday, December 10th, TC faculty and alumni came together for an unforgettable evening of dancing, learning, sharing, and connecting at The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for A&H in the City: …

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Three Star English Education Students Look Back on Receiving the New Teacher Award 

The New Teacher Award is given in recognition of outstanding performance in student teaching, excellence in scholarship, and service to the College. This award is granted annually to an individual student or in cases of equal merit may be shared by up to three equally deserving recipients. Last year’s awards were announced this past summer …

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Doctoral Student Adam Tramantano Launches New Digital Journal 

Adam Tramantano, a doctoral student in English Education, a part-time instructor in Arts and Humanities, and a full-time teacher at The Bronx High School of Science, and has recently launched an open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Improvisation in Professional Practice.

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Racial Literacy Roundtable: Educating Greatness 

It’s no secret that schools today are populated by students who carry their own unique stories and struggles to the classroom. What we may lack, however, is the space to talk about it. Six years ago, Assistant Professor of English Education Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Ph.D., and her Masters students realized they were not satisfied with …

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Pat Zumhagen: Poetry in Motion 

Pat Zumhagen, Lecturer in English Education, finds art as a powerful way to invite students into the text and stimulate their creative imagination, so that they will become active thinkers rather than simply passive consumers.

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Spotlight on English and Education Ph.D. Student Eve Eure  ☆

Eve is a Teaching Assistant for the College Teaching of English course and a first year Ph.D. student. She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College where she was a Portuguese and Brazilian Studies major and has degrees from the University of Chicago in Latin American Studies and University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in Fiction.

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English Education Professor Ernest Morrell on Police Discipline in Public Schools  ☆

For the first time, police have released records of the arrests and summons they make at public schools. The results have confirmed fears of civil rights groups that pushed for its release. Laura Keller of NY City Lens (a news website produced by students at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism) tells the story, …

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Dimon Fellow Cristina Romeo Presents First Elementary School Session at SPI Summer Institute  ☆

On July 11-14, TC hosted the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where 75+ educators of all disciplines gathered to learn about teaching writing, project-based curriculum, and the process of publishing student work. A stand-out session was hosted by incoming English and Education Ph.D. student Cristina Romeo, who has taught second and third graders for …

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