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Graduate Spotlight: Tali Cherizli, Arts Administration 

Tali Cherizli graduated in May with a Masters in Arts Administration, and subsequently began an internship at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. Prior to attending Teachers College, Tali was the Director of Film and Media at the Israeli Consulate.

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Dead Poets to Dangerous Minds: A Social Studies Film Class  ☆

A unique course offered in the Social Studies program this summer at Teachers College provided students with the opportunity to look at educationally themed films from a fresh angle. The class, called "Dangerous Minds, Dead Poets, and Democratic(?) Education on the Silver Screen," allowed participants to examine how these films can shape teachers’ ideas of …

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To Be Heard: Giving young people a voice through poetry  ☆

“Power writing is about taking control of your life in this world. It’s about using the power you have that people absolutely do not want you to use.” This quote from To Be Heard director, producer, and teacher Roland Legiardi-Laura sums up the essence of why he and his fellow power writing teachers place so …

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In the Woods on Wednesday, February 16th 5-7pm, Milbank Chapel. 

...In the Woods is a mysterious, existential feature film journey: a walk into the unknown. It offers a highly creative way to tell a story and interact with the cinematic experience. Set in the woods and with original vocalizations by Yoko Ono, the film hosts a star-studded cast of award-nominated actors; Grammy-winning musicians and activists; …

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Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz: Creating Spaces to Discuss Waiting for Superman  ☆

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Assistant Professor of English Education, has taken on a task both important and exciting: facilitating critical engagement with the film Waiting for Superman in schools of education. Waiting for Superman, a documentary by Davis Guggenheim, is a sharp and moving critique of the public education system in the US. Premiering nationally on September …

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