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TESOL and BBE Student Symposium Showcases Intellect and Friendship 

A schism sometimes forms when two related but different fields of study develop misconceptions about one another. The Bilingual/Bicultural Education program at Teachers College holds close the idea that speaking multiple languages is indeed a strength, while the Applied Linguistics/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) program puts particular emphasis on how languages are …

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New Creative Technologies Certificate to be Featured on PBS 

TC’s new Creative Technologies Certificate in Art and Art Education will be featured on PBS’s MetroFocus show this Thursday, February 18

Posted 17 months ago by

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Weekly Senatorial Update from Drew Coles 

Watch the video below to learn about recent bills passed and funded and upcoming events around campus. Here is your A&H Senator, Drew Coles, to give you the updates. For access to all of the documents of bills passed, check your TC inbox for this week's senatorial update.  

Posted 17 months ago by

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Music Ed Students Perform at State of the College 

By Linda Flores, Academic Secretary for the Music & Music Education Program Fall semester was well underway when President Susan Fuhrman presented the State of the College address to a cross section of the TC community in Cowin Auditorium. She spoke glowingly of the many accomplishments by TC faculty, staff, and students in the past …

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Weekly Senatorial Update 

Hi members of the Arts and Humanities department! In the video below you'll find an update on TC Senate happenings, bills and quick announcements. I'd also urge you to watch the video in its entirety. We've included a few moments of outtakes that my team and I thought were hilarious. As always, I wish you a …

Posted 21 months ago by

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Q&A with Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh, Doc Students in the AL/TESOL Program 

Teachers College and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) held the first ever joint forum on Teaching, Learning and the Assessment of English Language Learners this past April. Two Teachers College doctoral students who have been heavily involved at both institutions are Fred Tsutagawa and Saerhim Oh. Both were offered ETS fellowships three years ago, and …

Posted 22 months ago by

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The Philosophy Behind Philosophy & Education’s Colloquium Series 

Philosophers make a practice out of engaging in deep, primordial questions, and a large part in doing so is through discussion with other thinkers to better explore or challenge ideas and offer alternative perspectives. As a staple of its academic program, the Philosophy and Education Colloquium Series is intended for all doctoral and masters students …

Posted 22 months ago by

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Music & Music Ed Doc Students Gather for PD on Writing for Journal Publications 

On a balmy summer evening after hours of classes, a small group of Music and Music Education doctoral cohort students gathered together to hear Dr. Mary Hafeli, Professor of Art and Art Education, in one of the Professional Development workshops hosted by Music Ed Lecturer Dr. Jeanne Goffi-Fynn.

Posted 22 months ago by

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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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TC Launches the New Teacher Network to Support Early Career Alumni for Teaching of English and Social Studies 

The New Teacher Network at TC, or NTN@TC, provides recent TC graduates with mentoring, practical resources and opportunities to collaborate with TC colleagues in the critical first three years of teaching. Hands-on workshops, online coaching, discussion forums, and access to resources are some of the many supports made available in this unique pilot program. NTN@TC …

Posted 25 months ago by

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Teaching Outside the Lines 

Teachers, today more than ever, are renegades, the champions of exploration and self-expression. In April, the Art and Art Education program at Teachers College coordinated a platform for today's classroom teachers called Conversations Across Cultures. Now in its third year, the symposium for emerging educators and seasoned professionals focused on the theme of Teaching Outside …

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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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Music to TC Students’ Ears: New Music Ed Scholarship Announced 

Long before the late Robert Pace became known for revolutionizing music study throughout the world, he was Lydia Morrongiello’s private piano teacher. Now through the Lydia Morrongiello Endowed Scholarship Fund for Music Education, Dr. Morrongiello (M.A.’64, Ed.D. ’75) is ensuring that future TC music students will benefit from Dr. Pace’s legacy.

Posted 26 months ago by

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ALAS Building Bridges Panel Emphasizes Uniting Communities through Art and Education 

The third panel through the Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) was held on Thursday, April 2 to a room filled with artists, educators, and arts administrators. Called Building Bridges: Museums, Communities, and Latin American Art, the panel brought together people who shared a common goal of uniting their museums and communities through their unique …

Posted 26 months ago by

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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.

Posted 27 months ago by

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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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Music Ed PD Workshop Reveals Key “Extra-Musical Skills” for Music Career 

“What does a successful music career look like in the 21st century?” This was the driving question behind Dr. Emily Ondracek-Peterson’s Professional Development Workshop for the Music and Music Education community, the first of a series of workshops meant to prepare students with more tools for success, starting with simply acknowledging the many challenges of …

Posted 27 months ago by

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BBE’s MA Students Present Research Findings at Annual IPP 

The Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program welcomed it’s students back to Teachers College this spring for the annual Integrative Project Presentations held on February 16, 2015. The day-long procession of presentations consisted of 20 different Master’s candidates, each sectioned into five different categories.

Posted 27 months ago by

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Doctoral Student Adam Tramantano Launches New Digital Journal 

Adam Tramantano, a doctoral student in English Education, a part-time instructor in Arts and Humanities, and a full-time teacher at The Bronx High School of Science, and has recently launched an open-access, peer-reviewed Journal of Improvisation in Professional Practice.

Posted 28 months ago by

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Social Studies Education Alum Brian Lawless Embraces “the Unexpected” in China 

It’s 8:30am on a Friday morning in Ho Chi Minh City. Teachers College alum, Brian Lawless is on winter vacation for the Chinese New Year and has graciously agreed to speak with me via Skype.

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