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Academic Conferences: TC Students, Faculty and Alumnae Share Their Experiences  ☆

Arts & Humanities students and faculty were in heavy rotation this past academic year, presenting at leading academic conferences around the globe. About 60 A&H folks participated in 15+ conferences, bolstering TC’s legacy of intense involvement in the world of scholarly discourse.

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Peace Corps Fellows at TC  ☆

The Elliot and Roslyn Jaffe Peace Corps Fellows Program recruits Returned Peace Corps Volunteers to teach in New York City's high-needs public schools while concurrently working towards a Masters degree. The program at TC is the nationwide flagship and has just celebrated a 25th anniversary, just as the national Peace Corps program marked its own …

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The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for ‘Superman’ and One Teacher’s Two Cents  ☆

Last fall, Waiting For ‘Superman,’ a documentary about the charter school movement in the US, hit theaters nationwide. It brought with it a tidal wave of media attention, shining a spotlight on the charter vs. public school debate. As a public school teacher, the film of course grabbed my attention. Its main tenets are that …

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Arts and Humanities Students: “Most Likely to Succeed at Changing the World”  ☆

“When I really want to kvell about Teachers College, I talk about our students,” says Susan Fuhrman in President’s Letter of the Spring 2011 issue of TC Today.  Her comments kick off a special issue dedicated to student profiles, which once read, easily prove Fuhrman’s assertion that TC students are special both for their desire …

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Suzanne Choo wins Walter M. Sindlinger Award  ☆

Congratulations are in order once again for Suzanne Choo, PhD candidate in English Education at TC. She is this year’s recipient of the Walter M. Sindlinger Award for her paper, “On Literature’s use(ful/less)ness: Reconceptualising the literature curriculum in the age of globalization.” The essay, written for Professor Ruth Vinz’s course and published in the Journal …

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Seeing and Hearing Multiple Perspectives—A Roundtable Discussion 

Recently at TC, 28 people from a diversity of backgrounds and affiliations gathered for two hours for the semester’s final Racial Literacy Roundtable workshop. Facilitated by English Education MA student Noah Gordon, the session began with an open letter to discussants where Gordon shared his hope that “by exploring multiple perspectives, we may begin to …

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Fieldwork and Observation in Secondary English: A Mix of the Theoretical and the Practical 

The Teaching of English M.A. program offers a bi-weekly workshop series with a goal of connecting M.A. students with the work of nationally eminent theorists and teachers in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own classrooms. Developed by Professor Sheridan Blau and coordinated by Doctoral student and Adjunct Instructor …

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Researching Creativity 

Four doctoral students in Arts and Humanities have been busy doing fascinating research in the areas of creativity and education. They took some time to tell us about what they’re working on.

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Janet Miller: A Busy Mind is Never at Rest  ☆

Though a sabbatical by definition means a period of rest, it appears that most professors at TC have too much to do to actually spend their time off resting. Janet Miller, Professor of English Education, is no exception. Janet earned a sabbatical during the spring of 2009 and arguably did more in a semester than …

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