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‘Spearheading Debate: Culture Wars & Uneasy Truces’, with Steven Dubin  ☆

"As South Africa's democracy matures, this book analyses the following questions: how does the state mediate between traditional tribal authority and constitutional law in matters such as initiation customs or the rights of women, children and gay people? "

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Paper Presentations at the 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference  ☆

This past Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, Teachers College held its 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference (DiRP).

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

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Cheng-Ling Alice Chen, Recipient of the Dean’s Grant for Student Research  ☆

Alice Chen, 2012 recipient of the Dean’s Grant for Student Research, knew from an early age that she wanted to be a teacher. After living in Texas for four years while her father earned his PhD, Chen went back to her home in Taipei, Taiwan with a proficiency in English that set her apart.

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Social Issue Media Festival 

Another exciting upcoming event at TC! The Social Issue Media Festival asks: What moves us? How can you inspire someone in just a few minutes? How does the medium shape the message, and how does the message shape the medium? These questions are at the heart of the Social Issue Media Festival. Initiated as a …

The Symposium is just around the corner, and if the exciting events of Thursday and Friday weren't enough, TC will also be hosting the Social Issue Media Festival on Wednesday, April 27th from 5-6:30 with a reception to follow. If you're interested in creativity, this is another TC event that you should check out! Visit …

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Rosetta Stone on Campus! 

The Rosetta Stone is finally here! Brought to you by the Student Senate, the Rosetta Stone language learning software is now available for your use here at Teachers College. This award winning program uses a method that mirrors the way first languages are learned. Through this software, you will be able to study English, Spanish …

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Private Screening: Beyond the Bricks: A New Era of Education 

This private screening of Beyond the Bricks: A New Era of Education is by invitation only. Please contact Dr. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz from the English Education Program at (212)678-3003 for more information.

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Academic Resource Guide 

Teachers College online resources can be a difficult to find because of the vast amount of material that is available. If you've ever tried looking for a specific topic within the TC online world, you know that it can be a confusing place. But there's no need to despair- A&H's Academic Resource guide can help! …

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CCNMTL Faculty Support Lab 

The CCNMTL Faculty Support Lab, located in room 204 of the Butler Library on Columbia’s main campus, is fully staffed and equipped to assist Instructors and TAs with the integration of technology into course management and classroom practices. Teachers College faculty and TAs are free to stop by any time from 9:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m., …

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Digital StoryTelling 

Last Friday and Saturday, Macy Gallery hosted two identical full-day sessions on Digital StoryTelling: Experimenting with digital media for art educators. The two sessions ran from 9:30 to 5:00, and was led by Dr. Hua-Chu Yen, an artist,educator and digital media specialist. This workshop was the first of a series that is open and free …

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Learn software and digital tools at Lynda.com for free 

A friend of mine and fellow TC student recently told me about what he thought was TC’s best kept secret. He said that he was learning to program Java and paying absolutely nothing by using Lynda.com. If you haven’t heard of Lynda.com and you ever feel like you need to improve your computer software skills …

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New Department Website Launched! 

Last year the Department office was charged with creating ways to bridge the fragmentation of academic support and technology resources at TC. We’ve been hard at work these past few months and are looking forward to further collaboration and progress in these areas. We have hired a number of talented technology-oriented students from across the …

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LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education (2/2) 

This article is the second segment of an interview with LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales about his company's new software. LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core …


Reposted from Open Questions. Written by Noah Gordon.

Continued from Previous Post: LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core State Standards, and so much more. This is the second …

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LearnBoost: Bringing Innovation and Openness to Education (1/2) 

I recently interviewed LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales about his company's new software. LearnBoost allows teachers to manage their classroom by offering an amazing gradebook and software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, integrating calendars including Google calendars, seamless tagging of Common Core State Standards, and much more.


Reposted from Open Questions. Written by Noah Gordon.

When I first tried to sign up for a LearnBoost account I wasn't able to find Teachers College.  I wrote to the contact listed at the bottom of LearnBoost's website to please add my school.  LearnBoost CEO and Co-founder Rafael Corrales responded to my email, telling me that they were working to add college and …

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Social Marketing Manager at Mobile Learning Startup 

Social Marketing Manager at Mobile Learning Startup Brainscape is looking for a recent graduate of an education/psychology program who both loves to write and wants exposure to diverse responsibilities at a fast-growing mobile learning startup.  This is a full-time position in NY, with an opportunity to grow into a leadership role with the company.  Please …

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CloudCourse versus Blackboard and Moodle 

A great post from Music and Music Education about Google's CloudCourse v. Moodle. For anyone that doesn't know, you can try out a limited version of moodle through the Gottesman library: There's also a great blog regarding Google Apps coming to TC:


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Justine Dolorfino.

Just a heads up to pre- and in-service teachers: Google has released CloudCourse, an opensource platform that seems to be something that can compete with BlackBoard and Moodle hopefully in the near future. I'm curious about how this will work out in the field but I suppose we won't really be able to know until …

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