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Dr. Khalil Muhammad Visits TC  ☆

Citing Lewis Lapham’s claim in “Ignorance of Things Past” that Americans have “a wonderful talent for grand simplification,” Dr. Muhammad made an unimpeachable case for the significance of history, archival work, and the Schomburg center in undoing at least a century of historical oversimplification of the black experience in America, and the American experience writ …

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

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Culturally Responsive Teaching 

Ashley Taylor’s research has brought her into four Social Studies classrooms in newcomer schools across New York City. Through her interviews with teachers and observations of classes comprised of English Language Learners, Taylor has sought to investigate how Social Studies and citizenship education is conceptualized and implemented to culturally and linguistically diverse students.

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BBE Alumnus Greg Halzen Wins 2012 NABE Award  ☆

The Bilingual/Bicultural program is pleased to congratulate 2010 BBE Peace Corps Fellow Alumnus Greg Halzen, who has been awarded the 2012 NABE (National Association for Bilingual Education) Teacher of the Year award.

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TC Alumnus John B. King Jr. Named New York Education Commissioner  ☆

May 16, 2011. Social Studies alumnus John B. King Jr. was named New York's next education commissioner, with a unanimous vote of the Board of Regents. At 36, Dr. King will be among the nation’s youngest educational leaders and is the state’s first African-American and first Puerto Rican education commissioner.

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Creativity Brown Bag 

How does creativity factor into the teaching of TESOL and Applied Linguistics? What about Social Studies or Technology? Professor Lori Custodero sat down with faculty from all over the college for two brown bag lunch discussions, on March 3rd and March 31st, to talk about the role of creativity in education and research across multiple …

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Educator Conference at Whitney Museum 

Educator Conference at Whitney Museum Saturday, April 2 8:30 am–12:30 pm Art, Social Studies, and English Language Arts teachers from middle and high schools are invited to register for our first Educator Conference. Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Glenn Ligon: AMERICA, this half-day conference will focus on the role of …

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Facing History and Ourselves Presents Findings at TC 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Kate.

On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 Dr. Dennis Barr of Facing History and Ourselves presented the findings of Facing History’s National Professional Development and Evaluation Project at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. The President of Teachers College, Susan Fuhrman, attended the event and gave the opening remarks for the symposium. Kevin Feinberg of …

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New Social Studies Courses Announced 

Spring 2011 Courses in Social Studies These courses are open to Masters and Doctoral students across the college. A&HW 4000: Teaching Middle East History (2-3 credits) CRN: 52014 Dr. Jean-Marc Oppenheim Wednesdays, 7-8:40pm Course Description: The goal of this course is to teach Middle East history to teachers of social studies so that they …

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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 …

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