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Graduate Spotlight: Marisa Gallin, English and English Education  ☆

Marisa Gallin, a recent English and English Education MA graduate, had practiced law for three years before deciding to teach English. She was drawn to the English and English Education program at Teachers College based on its student-centered approach to teaching, focus on literature and writing, and its progressive nature.

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Conversations From the Classroom: Monica Carvalho reflects on her journey to become a teacher 

Now in her last semester of the Teaching of English MA program at Teachers College, Carvalho is student teaching at the Beacon School, a public high school on Manhattan’s upper west side. Because of the school’s reputation for having a high quality academic program (to get in, students must go through a rigorous application process …

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Spotlight on Alumna Paige Conn: “I Allow My Passion To Be Incredibly Transparent”  ☆

Paige Conn is a ninth grade English teacher at The Young Women’s Leadership School in East Harlem and a James and Judith K. Dimon Fellow. She received her MA in English and Education in 2006, and recently returned to TC to present at the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where she shared her classroom …

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This Week at TC: The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference (June 23-25)  ☆

The Society for the History of Children and Youth is an international scholarly organization that places current controversies involving children in historical perspective. The SHCY’s sixth biennial conference will take place June 23-25 at Teacher’s College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference: June 23-25 at TC 

The Society for the History of Children and Youth’s sixth biennial conference, “The State of Children: Politics and Policies of Childhood in Global Perspective,” will take place on June 23-25, 2011 at Teachers College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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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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Nicole Callahan: Destiny, Legacy and Literature 


Reposted from English Education. Written by Karin Van Orman.

Nicole Callahan is a high school English teacher living in Hermosa Beach, California. This fall, she returns to Columbia University as a Zankel Fellow and Doctoral student in the Teaching of English Department. You attended Columbia University as an undergrad. What is most exciting about returning to your alma mater and New York City? There …

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