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Alumna Shaireen Rasheed Explores Sexuality, Islam and the War on Terror in Current Work 

By Tim Ignaffo Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center for the Study of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School. Shaireen Rasheed is a Professor at LIU-Post and has been a visiting scholar for the 2014-2015 academic year at the Center …

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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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Spotlight on English and Education Instructor and Student Lance Witt Ozier  ☆

Lance is a Ph.D. candidate in English and Education and is a research associate with the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching (NCREST). He is an instructor in teacher education at Teachers College and at The City College of New York. Lance was a founding advisor at the National Academy for Excellent Teaching …

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Elizabeth Tanner McAnally: Urban Educator Opens Students to the World of Music  ☆

Elizabeth McAnally holds an MA in Music Education (’91) from TC and has taught students K–8 in the School District of Philadelphia for the past 20 years. She currently teaches General Music and is co-director of the 180-voice choir at Wilson Middle School. She serves as cooperating teacher for music education students at Temple University …

Posted 70 months ago by

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History Lessons and Games: How can they work together?  ☆

The Teachers College Creativity, Play, and Imagination three-day conference got underway May 26, 2011. After an opening dialogue about creativity and change with TC’s emerita professor Dr. Maxine Greene and the University of Michigan’s Dr. Fred Goodman, participants had lunch and broke into groups to attend lectures, workshops and panel discussions. In Horace Mann 152, …

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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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Spotlight on Alumni: Keith Frome  ☆

Keith Frome, a TC Philosophy and Education alumnus (EdD, 1994), is quick to recognize how the material he studied and techniques he acquired while at TC are woven into the work he does today. The Head of the King Center Charter Middle School in Buffalo, New York; co-founder of one of the largest college access …

Posted 72 months ago by

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Creativity, Play, and the Imagination Across Disciplines 

This May, Teachers College will be host to an exciting forum for educators, artists, scholars, and game-makers to come together and share their ideas for how creativity, imagination, and play can inspire new ways of thinking in a broad array of domains. Creativity, Play, and the Imagination Across the Disciplines will be held May 26-28 …

Posted 73 months ago by

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Finding More Questions: An Interview with Rachel Althof  ☆

I think people just do what they do and they try to do it well. The most important thing is to find the natural inclinations. That's what happened to me. It wasn't an argument that I made against being a professional artist, it was more that education was pulling me in. Now that I've come …

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The Dollars and Sense of Teacher Compensation 

In these troubled economic times, common sense dictates that frugality rules.  So anything that smacks of fiscal extravagance seems to defy our collective good sense. Jonathan Cohn recently wrote a fascinating blog entitled “Why Public Employees Are the New Welfare Queens” about the contentiousness surrounding civil servants’ compensation.  He posted the blog less than two …

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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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