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Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang  ☆

Around Teachers College with Zechariah Chiang

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Educating Harlem, Histories of Learning and Schooling in an American Community  ☆

The Department of Arts and Humanities would like to invite you To a Public Lecture by Dr. Khalil Muhammad, the Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Grand Simplification: Historical Illiteracy in the Age of Mass Incarceration Wednesday, April 24th Lecture: 4-6pm in Room 179 Grace Dodge Hall Reception immediately following in …

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Viva Harlem U: Black and Puerto Rican Students and the Transformation of City College 

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The Development of Orchestrated Collisions: A Summer at Signature Theatre Company  ☆

By Erin Moore M.A. Candidate, Arts Administration At most theatres, it would be unusual and thrilling to see the playwright of a particular production lounging in the lobby most afternoons. It would be even more unusual to see two playwrights, both with current productions being mounted, happening upon each other in the lobby. This would …

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City  ☆

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Bilingualism and Special Needs 

TC’s Bilingual/Bicultural Education program prepares its students to work with linguistically and culturally diverse populations. As a visiting faculty member in that program, Dr. Patricia Martinez Alvarez brings a wealth of firsthand experience to the table. Originally from Spain where she taught students in English/Spanish bilingual programs, Dr. Martinez Alvarez then came to the States …

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An Innovative Conference: Second Language Acquisition of Chinese 

On October 1st and 2nd, an exciting inaugural event took place at Teachers College: the Applied Linguistics program hosted the tremendously successful Teachers College, Columbia University Roundtable in Second Language Studies (TCCRISLS) on the theme of Second Language Acquisition of Chinese. Professor Zhaohong Han, Associate Professor of Language and Education for the TESOL and Applied …

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Steven Dubin: A Busy Summer of Arts  ☆

Some people make regular trips to New York City every year. Others go camping or to popular tourist locations. Steven Dubin, Professor of Arts Administration, makes annual trips to South Africa, where he spent ten weeks this past summer.

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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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Spotlight On…Ashley Taylor  ☆

TC has so many different activities and programs that it feels almost inevitable that some stones are left unturned. However, Ashley Taylor, doctoral student in the Teaching of Social Studies Program, is doing her best to take full advantage of everything that TC has to offer. Ashley attended the University of Virginia for her bachelor’s …

Posted 90 months ago by

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Spotlight On…Jihae Shin  ☆

Jihae Shin is a first year doctoral student in the Music Education Program eagerly taking on all of the opportunities that Teachers College offers.

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Energy, Enthusiasm, and English: the TESOL Certificate Program 

Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL), particularly to students with whom you do not share a first language, may seem like a daunting task. However, the Teaching English to Students of Other Languages Program (TESOL) has developed a program that not only helps students overcome this anxiety but also become confident, proficient ESL teachers: …

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Money Matters: TC Awarded $2.45 Million Peterson Grant to Create Fiscal Curriculum for High Schools 

Anand Marri, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Social Studies and Education, and a team of TC faculty and students recently received a $2.45 million, three-year grant from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation to develop a curriculum centered on the federal budget and deficit and the national debt.

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Spotlight On…Nate Olson  ☆

TC is nothing if not a hotbed of research, teaching, academic production and critique. Nate Olson, a Music Education doctoral student, has spent the last two years at TC eagerly soaking up as much of this as possible. Nate is particularly interested in multicultural and community music. He chose TC in part because the faculty …

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Spotlight On…Jose Sandin  ☆

An Interview with Music Education Doctoral Student Jose Sandin What made you choose TC? About three years ago, I met with Dr. Harold Abeles from the Music and Music Education program. We had a nice chat about the program, and our conversation congealed my interest for eventually pursuing studies in the field. Early last year, …

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