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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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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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Conversations From the Classroom: English Education student teacher Rachel Stern shares her story 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

For Rachel Stern, teaching is both exhilarating and challenging, but she didn’t find this calling overnight. Having studied English at the University of Michigan, she then moved to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career writing for film and television. Disillusionment soon followed, however, when she found screenwriting in the entertainment industry to be …

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A conversation with Symposium co-chair, Professor Margaret Crocco 

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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University Seminar on Innovation in Education, with Lori Custodero & Margaret Crocco 

Recently, a Columbia University Seminar took place in TC's Gottesman Library to discuss the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium. Hosted by Ron Gross, the conversation centers around the themes of the Symposium, and such questions as What is creativity and why is it important? What threatens the cultivation of creativity in today's students? …

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The Department of Arts & Humanities Announces a New Blog 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

As we ramp up for The Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation in Education Symposium, being held April 28th & 29th at Teachers College, the Department of Arts & Humanities announces a new blog dedicated entirely to news and updates pertaining to the Symposium. The blog will provide a preview of all the exciting events taking place …

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