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District Administration Website: Diversity Drives Demand for TC’s Global Competence ​Program 

District Administration online featured a story about TC's Global Competence Certificate Program, an online, graduate-level certificate program for educators which addresses a critical need faced by schools and educators to prepare students with the real-world skills they need to succeed in a world that is more interconnected and interdependent than ever before.

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Prof. Steven Dubin talks “Global Contamination” at TEDxCaserta 

In early February, ARAD program coordinator and professor Dr. Steven Dubin was able to take a break from the cold and dreary New York weather to take part in a TEDx event held in Caserta, Italy.

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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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Ernest Morrell- English Professor & IUME Director & … AERA Fellow!  ☆

Please take a second to read all about Arts & Humanities English Education Professor Ernest Morrell.

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History and Education Announces Spring 2014 Course Lineup 


Reposted from History and Education. Written by History and Education.

The History and Education program is pleased to announce a robust set of course offerings for Spring 2014: A&HH 4060 The History of Education in New York City Professor Weneck Tuesday 5:10-6:50pm The course examines the history of education in New York City over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  It does so …

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History & Education Students Head to Nashville to Present their Research 


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The History and Education program at Teachers College is proud that six of its doctoral students will be presenting their work at the annual History of Education Society conference this fall. The conference, which will be held in Nashville, Tennessee from October 31 through November 3, features distinguished educational historians and students from across the …

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History and Education hosts Educating Harlem working conference 


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On October 10 and 11th, scholars from across the country came to Teachers College to share their new research on the history of education in 20th century Harlem. Sponsored by the Program in History and Education, the Institute for Urban and Minority Education, and the Center on History and Education, Educating Harlems first collaborative working …

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New Faculty: Dr. Richard Jochum 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Lydia Kim.

We're excited to welcome Dr. Richard Jochum to the Art Education Program as the new Associate Professor of Art Education! Dr. Jochum, who earned his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Vienna in Austria and his MFA in Sculpture and Media Art from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, brings with him an …

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Dustin Kaufman (Music and Music Education Ed.M. ’12) a Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition Finalist 

Jazz drummer Dustin Kaufman (Music and Music Education Ed.M. ’12) has been selected as one of the 12 semifinalists for the 25th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, to be held on Sept. 22 and 23 in Washington.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Amy Wolf.

Jazz drummer Dustin Kaufman (Music and Music Education Ed.M. '12) has been selected as one of the 12 semifinalists for the 25th Annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, to be held on Sept. 22 and 23 in Washington. Presented by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, the competition is widely regarded as the most prestigious …

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Today, 1:30pm, Milbank Chapel: Hank & Doodle ~ A Musical Children’s Story 

Free musical storytelling experience today at TC for adults and kiddies.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Amy Wolf.

Hank & DoodleA Musical Children's Story Jenni Kurosman, piano Jessica Polaniecki, narrator Tuesday, July 24, 20121:30pm Milbank Chapel @ Teachers College When a young, genius inventor goes on a mission to find his missing dog, he discovers sometimes in life not everything goes according to plan.  Join us for a (free!) musical storytelling …

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THE 2nd MEETING OF THE LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTION WORKING GROUP (LANSI) 


Reposted from TESOL & Applied Linguistics. Written by TESOL & AL Program.

September 28-29 (Fri & Sat), 2012 PLENARY SPEAKERS Irene Koshik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Timothy Koschmann (Southern Illinois University) CALL FOR PROPOSALS LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. In keeping with the LANSI spirit of diversity and dialog, we welcome abstracts …

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Spotlight on Music & Music Education Alumni Haakon and Martha Smith 

Recently, the Music and Music Education program checked in with TC alumni Haakon and Martha Smith, who are directors of the non-profit organization International Voice of Justice, whose mission is Holocaust education through music and the arts in Europe.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Amy Wolf.

Recently, the Music and Music Education program checked in with alumni Haakon and Martha Smith (he has a Master of Arts, a Master of Music Education and an Ed.D.C.T. from TC '96; she completed post-graduate studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and has an Ed.D.C.T. from TC '87).  The Smiths are directors of the …

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Graduate Spotlight: Mari Black, Music and Music Education 

Congratulations to Mari Black, who graduated from the doctoral program in Music Education in May. Read on to find out more about this talented, multi-style violinist, featured in the graduation issue of the Arts & Humanities Gazette. Interviews with her fellow graduates from other programs will be posted on Pressible over the coming weeks.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by melissadawnshapiro121.

Mari is a talented multi-style violinist and has recently completed her dissertation concerning the college experiences of professional multi-style violin string players.  She plays jazz, tango, folk, Western Classical, as well as Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling.  She is a performer, teacher, and researcher.  She graduated from the doctoral music education program at Teachers College …

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TEACHERS COLLEGE CHAMBER MUSIC TO OPEN NATIONAL CHAMBER MUSIC MONTH 

Teachers College's May 1st presentation of "Chamber Music from Bach to Björk" is part of a nationwide initiative to raise public awareness of the many styles of small ensemble music performed and presented today.


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Dwight Manning.

The TC Program in Music and Music Education will spotlight TC Chamber Music as part of the national chamber music celebration. New York, NY (April 23, 2012) TC Chamber Music will join thousands of musicians and hundreds of concert presenters across the country this May in celebrating National Chamber Music Month. Teachers College’s presentation of …

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Meet Barry – An Activist, Optimist, and Dreamer  ☆

Re-posted Teachers College Admissions Blog entry written by Barry Goldenberg, a 1st year student at Teachers College, pursuing a Master of Arts in History and Education. As I started reflecting on my first semester in the Big Apple and why I ultimately chose to attend Teachers College, over a range of other programs, I remembered …

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Noguchi and Drawing  ☆

If you are looking for something stimulating this weekend...


Reposted from Splitting Skulls. Written by Chris Moffett.

First off, if you haven't been to the Noguchi Museum, go. It's a sublime space to spend time with a sublime artist. (Weekdays you can have it almost all to yourself.) Second, go now. The current exhibit of animal drawings, is a rare glimpse into a different medium for the artist. Both their own, and …

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Steven Berlin Johnson: Instead of building cathedrals in learning, we need to learn to build cathedrals  ☆

Steven Berlin Johnson talks about the ingredients needed to spark innovation as part of his keynote address for the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium at Teachers College. Tell us what you think by adding a comment below.

We settled into our seats in the Cowin auditorium for the final event of the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium, at Teachers College. The anticipation for Steven Berlin Johnson’s closing keynote address was palpable. The celebrated author and Columbia alumnus was about to wrap-up a day and a half of activities, which included experiential workshops, …

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Mediated Earth: Footprints & Shoemaking 


Reposted from Splitting Skulls. Written by Chris Moffett.

You are as quick as a spartan hound to pick up the tracks of the argument... —Plato, Parmenides 128b-c The question of footprints, of the traces we leave in our contact with the world, is one that runs through the history of philosophy of education. How do we know where we have been? And what …

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Creativity and Collaboration: Nick Sousanis on Comics and Classrooms  ☆

On Friday afternoon, comics artist and TC doctoral student, Nick Sousanis, stood in front of a room of educators, art-educators, and artists, and conducted a discussion of the aesthetic, philosophical, and pedagogical elements that go into creating his comics. His images reject simple illustration, instead searching for ways to “use visual metaphor in a narrative …

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Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Seminar 

At 10:15am on Friday, April 29th 2011, a packed Cowin Center was home to an all-star roster of panelists who spoke—and sometimes debated—about creativity, what motivates it, and how it can be fostered. Moderated (with considerable wit) by Ron Gross, Co-Chair of the University Seminar on Innovation in Education, the event was kicked off with …

Following is something of a Cliffs Notes version of The Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Seminar on Friday, April 29.  TC Professor Megan Laverty thanked the panelists for speaking “…with great diversity and continuity,” which was spot-on praise for the event.  If you attended this seminar and would like to tell us your thoughts, or if …

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