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Faculty Piano Recital 

Dr. John Gavalchin performs work by Schubert, Chopin and Mussorgsky at 7:30pm Friday, April 29th in Milbank Chapel on the TC campus. He has performed as concert pianist throughout North and South America and has given master classes in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Gavalchin previously taught piano at New York University and has been …


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

Dr. John Gavalchin performs work by Schubert, Chopin and Mussorgsky at 7:30pm Friday, April 29th in Milbank Chapel on the TC campus. He has performed as concert pianist throughout North and South America and has given master classes in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Gavalchin previously taught piano at New York University and has been …

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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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A conversation with Symposium co-chair, Professor Margaret Crocco 

A glimpse into what's behind the upcoming Creativity & Imagination Symposium...

Professor Crocco, co-chair of the event, shares some thoughts on the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium: What’s the goal… and why now? The Symposium is a unique opportunity to learn about the ways in which creativity, imagination, and innovation function throughout the educational enterprise. Premised on the notion of "ubiquitous creativity" and linking …

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Barterin’ for Learnin’: The Trade School at The Whitney Museum 

One of our people, Chris Moffett, is involved in a really interesting project about art, movement, community building and new forms of education. And he'll be at the Whitney on March 25th!


Reposted from Splitting Skulls. Written by Chris Moffett.

Our class on Relational Drawing is all full up for this, but I highly encourage people to attend one of the other classes. The Trade School is well worth experiencing. We've enjoyed working with them a great deal. And if you are interested in hearing when we'll be offering Relational Drawing again, just get on …

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Dr. Jasmin Cowin  ☆

TC alumna and harp instructor Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin was recently interviewed on MyLITV. She lectured at The Huntington Public Library on the psychology of the characters and integrating music, text and staging in opera. Watch the video here. - Dr. Dwight Manning Program Coordinator, Music & Music Education

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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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Nicole Callahan: Destiny, Legacy and Literature 


Reposted from English Education. Written by Karin Van Orman.

Nicole Callahan is a high school English teacher living in Hermosa Beach, California. This fall, she returns to Columbia University as a Zankel Fellow and Doctoral student in the Teaching of English Department. You attended Columbia University as an undergrad. What is most exciting about returning to your alma mater and New York City? There …

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Teachers College Chamber Music Recital 


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

The Program in Music and Music Education, Teachers College, Columbia University Presents Teachers College Chamber Music Tuesday December 14, 2010 7:00pm Milbank Chapel Works by Eugène Bozza, John Dowland, Joseph Kreutzer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Astor Piazzolla , Georg Philip Telemann, Richard Pearson Thomas, and Andrew Lloyd Webber TC Chamber Musicians Enrolled Students Samantha Berardesca, soprano, …

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Music Embodied: Effortless Learning and Performing 

Come experience the fundamentals of effortless musicality, using your whole self. Would you like to practice smarter, be injury free, perform naturally, teach more effectively? How you pay attention to your body and sensations (and not just trying harder) is the secret to the quality of what emerges. You will leave with a deeper and …


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

Come experience the fundamentals of effortless musicality, using your whole self, with Chris Moffett (Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner). Horace Mann 435, Wednesday October 27, 7:15-9:15pm.

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Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by Julia Martin.

The Gottesman Libraries is looking for participants for a 30-minute study of Pressible, a publishing system we support. During that time you would complete ten short tasks, and then answer a few questions about your experience. The first ten participants will receive a $10 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble Booksellers. We are looking for …

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Marc Lamont Hill: Finding Possibilities at the Intersections  ☆


Reposted from English Education. Written by Karin Van Orman.

Last week I was fortunate enough to sit down for an interview with Marc Lamont Hill, Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College.  In this 30-minute podcast, Dr. Hill discusses his journey to Teachers College, the people and places that shape his thinking, and his goals for public intellectual work.  He also takes a …

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Avoiding race: White teachers’ talk about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Sandy.

We are still learning from Hurricane Katrina and the resulting displacement of huge populations from the American Gulf Coast. One of the many topics still discussed is the role of inequality in the event and its aftermath. Many such discussions have focused on income disparities, or how certain populations were disproportionately impacted by the hurricane …

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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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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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