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Dialogues at A&H: Teachers College Feminisms 

On November 18th, 2015, TC Feminism(s), a new student group “dedicated to creating dialogue using a feminist lens in academia and in practice,” presented a panel entitled Feminism(s) in Practice/Research: Formal/Informal Education. The panel brought together facilitator Karishma Desai, TC Doctoral student in Curriculum and Teaching, and panelists Dr. Sandra Schmidt, Assistant Professor of Social …

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NYS TESOL AL Marks 36th Annual Winter Conference 

By Matty Espino for TESOL/Applied Linguistics The 37th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC), hosted by the Program in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, will take place Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Teachers College. In anticipation, we thought we'd take a look back at last year's conference.   The 36th annual New York State Teaching English to Speakers …

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A&H Alumnus Nick Sousanis on TC, Alternative Scholarship, and Serious Educational Comics 

Comics artist and educator Nick Sousanis is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in Comics Studies at the University of Calgary. He received his doctorate in education in 2014, and he wrote and drew his dissertation entirely in comic book form. Titled "Unflattening," it argues for the importance of visual thinking in teaching and learning, and it …

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Macy Gallery 2015-2016 Exhibition Schedule Released 

Macy Gallery's 2015-2016 exhibition schedule features works from the 2015 Myers Art Prize winners, Art and Art Education doctoral students Jess Jagiani and Sohee Koo, and Danish artist Line Bruntse.

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TESOL Certificate Program Students Complete Summer Intensive at TC 

We continue our series on the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate Program with three students in the Summer Intensive cohort, as they adjust to teaching in a real language school, our Community Language Program on the TC campus. Their stories add to the rigor and richness of the program.

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Sounds of Belonging: Fulbright Scholar Ailbhe Kenny on Communities of Musical Practice 

Dr. Ailbhe Kenny by Linda Flores In the midst of a hectic week of spring finals and performances, students and faculty gathered on a Tuesday evening to support and learn from Fulbright scholar, Ailbhe Kenny. Dr. Kenny, an Irish native, split her studies in the U.S. between Teachers College and New York University. She holds …

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Professor Megan Laverty to speak at Moral Philosophy Conference in Australia 

Megan Laverty, Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Education Program, has been invited to join other moral philosophers from around to world to participate in the "Moral Philosophy and its Discontents: New Perspectives on Ethical Thought" conference at Flinders University in Australia.

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English Ed Professor Sherdian Blau On Student Summer Reading Lists  ☆

Sheridan Blau, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and English Education Program Coordinator, quoted in Reuters Health article, "Choice in books may help kids' reading score over summer."

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Convocation 2015: Philosophy & Ed MA Candidate Rachael Escobedo 

Watch A&H Student Speaker Rachael Escobedo's speech at the Masters I Convocation 2015.

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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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Research into Language Acquisition in the First Stages Presented in AL/TESOL Lecture 

Teachers College welcomed Associate Professor of English and Linguistics Rebekah Rast from The American University of Paris, France on December 16, 2015. Professor Rast arrived to a crowded reception of Applied Linguistics and TESOL students eager to hear emerging findings from one of the pioneers of language acquisition at first exposure.

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Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. on Philosophy, Higher Education, and Pope Francis  ☆

Philosophy and Education alumni Rev. Daniel Hendrickson, S.J., Ph.D. (2012) was recently named as the new President of Creighton University. In the following interview with Timothy Ignaffo, Philosophy and Education PhD student, he characterizes his views on philosophy, the role of a university president, and the Jesuit leadership of Pope Francis.

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Prof. Janet Miller to Receive the Mary Anne Raywid Award at AERA 

Janet L. Miller, Professor of English Education, will receive The Mary Anne Raywid Award of the Society of Professors of Education (SPE) on April 18, 2015, during the American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual conference.

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Center on History and Education Teams with Schomburg for Roundtable 

This roundtable will explore the questions: Why have we traditionally looked to historical knowledge as a building block of democratic participation and a central component of what it means to be an American? How can history pedagogy be framed as a challenge to social and economic inequality? How do we reach young learners to appreciate …

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Reception for Macy Gallery Exhibition Art Makes Us Happy, curated by Marta Cabral, Tonight 

Join the Art Education program at the Macy Art Gallery TONIGHT, March 6 from 4:00-6:00pm for a gallery reception featuring Art Makes Us Happy: Young Children Explore Materials and Ideas curated by Marta Cabral, Research Fellow and Art Instructor at the Rita Gold Center Early Childhood Center at Teachers College. All gallery receptions are free …

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Preview: Racial Literacy Roundtable, March 11 

The next Racial Literacy Roundtable: Youth Education and Systems will be March 11, 2015. The featured speaker will be Tammy Arnstein on "Positionality and Privilege in Education Research: Race, Risks, and Responsibilities."

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History Education in Practice Series Opens with Roundtable on “Youth, Identity and the Power of History” 

On Tuesday, February 3, 2015, the Center on History and Education (CHE) and the Program in Social Studies Education launched the History Education in Practice Series with a roundtable, “Youth, Identity and the Power of History: Insights Gained from the Out-of-School Space.”

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Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) Wins GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz Album 

Oberstein produced “The Offense of the Drum,” featuring Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Eric Oberstein (M.A. ’09) is an arts administrator, musician, educator, consultant, and co-chair of the inaugural Alumni Committee for the Program in Arts Administration at Teachers College. And now, he can add GRAMMY and Latin-GRAMMY winner to his list. …

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Preview: 36th Annual NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference  ☆

Applied Lingustics/TESOL alumna Dr Santoi Wagner headlines the NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference, held at Teachers College on March 7.

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Music Ed Student Mark Oleszko to Perform at Lincoln Center 

Mark Oleszko, MA student in TC's Music Ed program, will perform at the David Rubinstein Atrium at Lincoln Center on Friday, February 27 as part of the Lincoln Center College Cabaret. Oleszko was chosen by online vote as one of six artists to perform. Watch Matthew Sherrod and Shaunice Alexander sing Oleszko's song "Thinking Ahead."

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