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EdM Student Minhye Son Thwarts Language-based Discrimination in her Work 

When EdM student Minhye Son first came to the United States, she was still learning English. Far from her home and culture in Busan, South Korea, Mrs. Son encountered a disquieting occurrence endured by many English language learners. Her experience rippled through the rest of her academic and professional life.

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Conversations from the Classroom: TESOL student teacher Marisa Militello shares her story  ☆

Marisa Militello already knows she is a hardworking, passionate, and caring teacher. But she also knows there is much to gain from her student teaching experience this year. By working alongside her cooperating teacher in a first grade class this semester, she hopes to hone her skills, learning how to challenge and inspire her students, …

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Finland: An Unanticipated Paradise 

Right now, Finland and its educational system are enjoying their time in the sun. Bolstered by the attention of progressive educators (see Samuel E. Abram’s January 2011 New Republic article, ‘The Children Must Play’) and sky high PISA scores, the nation is portrayed as an educational utopia where children thrive and teachers are afforded the …

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At the Interface Between Research and Practice: Professor ZhaoHong Han  ☆

With her ongoing research, publications, and teaching, Dr. ZhaoHong Han, Associate Professor of Language and Education, is at the forefront of the interface between research and practice. A strong belief in the importance of using research to inform teaching drives her professional interests and accomplishments, resulting in continuous contributions to the field of Second Language …

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Spotlight on Student Christianne Roll: Professor, Performer, Student  ☆

Christianne Roll serves as the Assistant Professor of Theatre and Music at Emory & Henry College, where she teaches voice, aural skills, music for children and directs opera workshop and musical theater productions. Christianne received her Master's of Music degree in Music Education, with a vocal emphasis, from Teachers College. She received her Bachelor’s of …

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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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