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Re-assessing the Creativity Gap: How an Education for Critical and Creative Thinking has Extended from One New York School District to a Global Initiative 

On November 15, 2010 in Horace Mann 152, Dr. Suzanne Choo, Dr. Alison Villanueva, and Dr. Deb Sawch, all PhDs holding in English Education, will present an eight-month long study in a top-performing New York school district (Westchester County) involving five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. Using video shots from actual …

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Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz: Creating Spaces to Discuss Waiting for Superman  ☆

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, Assistant Professor of English Education, has taken on a task both important and exciting: facilitating critical engagement with the film Waiting for Superman in schools of education. Waiting for Superman, a documentary by Davis Guggenheim, is a sharp and moving critique of the public education system in the US. Premiering nationally on September …

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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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Ecogradients 

ecogradients.com is a small, online publication venture dedicated to facilitating a collaborative exploration of disciplinary boundaries, patterns of cultural (re)production, and interrelational architectures, crossing subject matters, methods of inquiry, styles of (re)presentation, and spatio-temporal scales. By collapsing and compounding traditional objects, techniques and media, we intend to allow new discursive possibilities to emerge …

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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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How To: Begin Using Pressible 

Pressible is a new Teachers College initiative out of the EdLab, designed to give students and programs a forum for sharing content. Through Pressible you can have your own site, or simply join and contribute to existing sites. This post will guide you through the steps necessary to join and begin using Pressible and the …

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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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