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History and Education class participates in Book Talk with author of Color in the Classroom 


Reposted from History and Education. Written by Michael Vlahovic.

Together with the Gottesman Libraries, the Program in History and Education sponsored a Book Talk with historian Zoe Burkholder on February 28, 2012. Burkholder recently published Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race 1900-1954 (New York: Oxford, 2011). As described by the publisher, “Color in the Classroom reveals how …

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Published poetry by TC students in Esque 


Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by Anne Hays.

Recently, it came to my attention that not one, but two, Teachers College students have poems published in the most recent Esque Magazine, and so I thought I would bring this to everyone’s attention.  Esque is a literary journal founded by two poets, Amy King & Ana Božičević, and their webdesign skills are something to …

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Student Spotlight: Jay Shuttleworth 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Jay is a Social Studies and Education Ph.D. candidate.  He consults with new teachers in the South Bronx and recently began a two-year preceptorship in Columbia College’s Core Preceptor Program. Jay was a History major at the University of California Davis and received his Master’s degree from TC in the Teaching of Social Studies.  He …

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Addressing Korean immigrant students’ experience in the Social Studies classroom 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

The Social Studies program at Teachers College is pleased to announce the publication of Yoonjung Choi’s article “Marginalized students' uneasy learning: Korean immigrant students’ experiences of learning social studies” in the current issue of Social Studies Research and Practice. A Ph. D. candidate in Social Studies Education, Choi is excited to share her research, centered …

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INSTEP program in English Education 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

For three weeks each summer, Teachers College is home to a group of graduate students from across the country who come together for a three-week session in the Intensive Summer Teacher Education Program. Pat Zumhagen lectures in the English Education program at Teachers College and has served as the INSTEP coordinator for three years. Her …

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Spotlight on TESOL/AL Student Yoonah Seong 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Yoonah is a third year TESOL/AL Ed.D student.  She received her bachelor’s degree in Korea in English Literature and her Master’s in Applied Linguistics from the University of Hawaii.  She is a testing coordinator at TC’s Community English Program and an English teacher at New York University. How did you make the transition from studying …

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Spotlight on Alumna Tatyana Kleyn 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Tatyana received her Ed.D. in Bilingual/Bicultural Education.  She earned her BA and MA at Ohio State University and was a primary school teacher in Honduras and in Atlanta, Georgia. She is an Assistant Professor at The City College of New York, an associate at RISLUS (Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society) …

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English Education Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz on Bullying 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

In a story investigating a spate of violent anti-Asian attacks in an impoverished, culturally mixed South Philadelphia high school, Spot.us (a nonprofit platform to pioneer community powered reporting) spoke to English Education Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz about the underlying causes of bullying. Read her response--as well as the steps this particular school took to make the classroom …

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Meet the Staff — Anne Hays 


Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by Anne Hays.

Hello!  I am new to the library services desk this past fall. I'd write more here, but there's no reason; the below penetrating questions say it all. Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? No, actually.  I am studying Library Science over at Queens College, CUNY. If you find …

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Spotlight on Music and Education Student: Rosa Lee 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Pressible Staff.

by Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger 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. You studied at Julliard and earned both your bachelor’s and …

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Social Studies Doctoral Students Present at the NCSS Annual Conference 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

On December 2-4, 2011, Social Studies educators from across the country convened in Washington DC at the 91st National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference. The gathering offered a plethora of learning opportunities for participants around the theme of Dimensions of Diversity. The three-day event was kicked off with a series of pre-conference clinics …

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Doctoral Music Ed Student Aitak Ajangzad featured on BBC Persian 


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

Doctoral Music Ed Student Aitak Ajangzad featured on BBC Persian: Developing a program to teach bilingual students in NY through music and art Aitak Ajangzad, a doctoral student at TC was recently featured on a BBC Persian report. Aitak is designing and developing a program of music and art which addresses the education of children …

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Bringing a World of Experience Into the Classroom: The Peace Corps Fellows 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

Teachers College offers a unique opportunity for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who are committed to teaching in New York City's public schools. The Peace Corps Fellows Program at TC provides a number of benefits, including a sizable scholarship, to RPCVs who work toward their degree while teaching full time, which is no small task. …

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Meet Ola 


Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by Ola.

Ola is a member of the first floor services staff. She often sends her coworkers psychological personality tests to take and she is always sharing articles she finds interesting. Continue reading to learn more about Ola. Hi, my name is Ola I am currently a Teachers College student working on my masters in psychology. Where’s …

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Spotlight on Art and Art Education Student Nishan Patel 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Nishan is in his second year of a Master’s program in Art and Art Education.  He received his BFA from Syracuse University in 2009 and is an educator, painter, and illustrator.  He has published two children’s books, “Sammy’s New Home” and "Evelyn Sylvan and the Curse of the Magical Tree Stump". How did your interest …

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Meet Alex 


Reposted from Learning at the Library. Written by alex.

Dearest Reader, Thank you for reading these words.  I pray that you shall find them, if not worthy, then at least not onerously unworthy of your time.  My name is Alex, and I am a new Library Associate here at the Gottesman Libraries.  I am also a second-year student in Teachers College's program in Philosophy …

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Spotlight on Chris Babits: Social Studies and Education Ed.D. Student 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Chris Babits is an Ed.D. candidate in Social Studies Education.  He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in History from Clark University, focusing on the history of the United States and Atlantic World.  Chris was a boarding school teacher for three years, has done curatorial work for the Nantucket Historical Association and research for the …

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Contrasting Similarities: A Profile of A&H’s Student Teachers 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

The Arts & Humanities department currently has 190 student teachers in English, Art, Music, Social Studies and ESL classrooms throughout New York City. Their backgrounds, motivations, and post graduation plans are as diverse as the students they work with each day. Students are placed in schools mostly in the five boroughs of New York. These …

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Doctoral student Sandy Pope published in Social Education 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

Last month's Social Education features an article by the Social Studies program's own Alexander "Sandy" Pope. Authored with colleagues Laurel Stolte and Alison K. Cohen,  "Closing the Civic Engagement Gap: The Potential of Action Civics" looks at action-oriented projects that address local issues as a means to motivate students academically and encourage them to be …

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