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Thinking Through Drawing Symposium: Practice Into Knowledge  ☆

In a weekend that brought together leaders in such diverse fields as medicine, architecture, textile design and cognitive science and gave them a commonality, the Art and Art Education Department’s recent Thinking Through Drawing Symposium was a ground-breaking event and the first of its kind in the nation.  “This has been a long time coming,” …

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CERES Gallery Show Featuring Art and Education Student Nishan Patel: Opening Reception 12/22, 7-9pm  ☆

Art and Art Education student Nishan Patel’s exhibition “into the seE” at the CERES Gallery in New York City from December 20th-24th; reception December 22nd from 7-9pm.

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Spotlight on Music and Education Student: Rosa Lee 

Master’s in Education in Music student, Rosa Lee, uses both her spiritual practice and educational experiences to inform her performance practice. You can hear her inspired performance at her Master’s Piano Recital on Friday, December 16th at 7:30 in Milbank Chapel.

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“The Teacher and the World: A Study of Cosmopolitanism as Education” Philosophy and Education Professor David Hansen’s Book Debuts  ☆

A chance for students to experience a variety of perspectives that will help them examine philosophical questions and concepts, the Colloquium in Philosophy and Education meets about seven times each semester and welcomes notable scholars in the field from around the world to share their own point of view. November 17th’s session was a particularly …

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Local Holiday Market Featuring Alumna Christina Soriano  ☆

Christina Soriano, Art and Art Education alumna and K-5 art teacher at NEST+m will be offering her handmade ornaments and other items at an upcoming local holiday market.

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Imagination and Innovation in Art Education History: December 2-4, 2011  ☆

This December an important Art Education History conference will be hosted at TC by the Program of Art and Art Education, under the direction of Professor Judith Burton and offered as a part of the annual Conversations Across Cultures series.

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Ludovico Pratesi on Italian Video Today 

The exhibition is Italian Video Today – Double Identity, curated by Ludovico Pratesi and Shara Wasserman, and features the work of eighteen contemporary Italian artists who use video as their main form of expression.

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Racial Literacy Roundtable Session: Monday, November 14, 2011  ☆

Examining the Implications of Internal and External Labels With Iesha Jackson and Wanda Watson (Doctoral students, Curriculum & Teaching) Monday, November 14; 5:30-8:00pm; Horace Mann 140.

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Social Studies and Education “Race and Membership” Weekend Workshop With Facing History and Ourselves  ☆

On October 21 and 22, TC will host a two-day course, “Race and Membership,” facilitated by the international educational organization Facing History and Ourselves. “The partnership with Facing History and Ourselves and TC is an important one as it represents a joint activity with a group whose values resonate with ours: upholding social justice and …

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Racial Literacy Roundtable with Dr. Chance Lewis  ☆

October 10 will kick-off the first session of this semester’s Racial Literacy Roundtables Series (RLRs), originally developed by Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz and English Education MA students Emily Carman (’10), Lauren Gengo (’10) and James Kang (’10) to supplement the English Education diversity class and provide another meaningful platform to talk about teaching in a diverse …

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Language Teachers Become Language Students: TESOL Students Take on Guatemala  ☆

This summer, four fellow students from the TESOL K-12 program and I traveled to Guatemala for an intensive Spanish course and a bit of Central American exploration. While we all had varying levels and backgrounds in Spanish, we headed south with the same goal: to get better.

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TC Student Activists: TC represents at the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington DC 

July 30, 2011 was a sweltering day in Washington DC, but the heat didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of teachers, parents, students, and activists who traveled from across the country to protest education policies they say are demoralizing teachers and reducing the profession to little more than “teaching to the test.” After rendezvousing …

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Professor Ruth Vinz and “The Body Project”: SPI Summer Institute Session  ☆

On July 11-14, TC hosted the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where 75+ educators of all disciplines gathered to learn about teaching writing, project-based curriculum, and the process of publishing student work. According to Christine Gentry, SPI Curriculum Consultant and Ph.D. Candidate in English Education, the event program had something of a “braided” focus, …

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To Be Heard: Giving young people a voice through poetry  ☆

“Power writing is about taking control of your life in this world. It’s about using the power you have that people absolutely do not want you to use.” This quote from To Be Heard director, producer, and teacher Roland Legiardi-Laura sums up the essence of why he and his fellow power writing teachers place so …

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Dimon Fellow Cristina Romeo Presents First Elementary School Session at SPI Summer Institute  ☆

On July 11-14, TC hosted the Student Press Initiative (SPI) Summer Institute, where 75+ educators of all disciplines gathered to learn about teaching writing, project-based curriculum, and the process of publishing student work. A stand-out session was hosted by incoming English and Education Ph.D. student Cristina Romeo, who has taught second and third graders for …

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TC, MoMA and The Art Barge Series Followed the Path of Victor D’Amico  ☆

The “Art as a Human Necessity” event series, hosted in June 2011 in three meaningful locations, celebrated the life and work of art education legend and TC alumnus and instructor Victor D’Amico (1904-1987). D’Amico, who believed that art education for children should be based on making art and that people could learn a way of …

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Aesthetics in the Classroom: PLATO Institute Session 

On June 28 and 29, TC hosted the first-ever PLATO Institute where 70+ scholars and practitioners from across the country and around the world (Turkey and Chile were both represented) gathered for a series of sessions focused on the pre-college instruction of Philosophy. The event was networking nirvana:  trailblazers in the field attended, with the …

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PLATO to Host Inaugural Institute at Teachers College, June 28-29 

PLATO (Philosophical Learning and Teaching) was launched in 2010 by the Committee for Pre-College Instruction of Philosophy (CPIP) of the American Philosophical Association (APA) with the founding goal of creating and connecting the growing network of practitioners and scholars who are engaged in pre-college instruction of Philosophy. This June 28-29 will mark PLATO’s first Institute, …

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This Week at TC: The Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference (June 23-25)  ☆

The Society for the History of Children and Youth is an international scholarly organization that places current controversies involving children in historical perspective. The SHCY’s sixth biennial conference will take place June 23-25 at Teacher’s College. Admission for TC students and faculty is free of charge.

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Imagination Conversations  ☆

Former dancer and author of Imagination First, Scott Noppe-Brandon came to the Creativity, Play, and the Imagination Across Disciplines conference to talk about Imagination Conversations, a project of the Lincoln Center Institute. The project brings together experts from diverse fields to discuss the importance of imagination.

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