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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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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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Imagination, Possibility, and Wide-awakeness: Maxine Greene’s Salon at the Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Christine Gentry.

I have not seen Maxine Greene since the final day of the life-changing course that I took with her last Fall: Education and the Aesthetic Experience. And now here she is, perched in the middle of the stage, one delicate hand grasping the other across her belly. She looks fabulous—dressed to the nines, lipstick, gold …

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Creativity Salon with Dr. Lori Custodero and the Haftecks 


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Carey Reed.

Written by Evelyn Troester. CREATIVITY IMAGINATION + INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM April 29th, 2011 “Beauty is ... the ocean.” says Claire (11) and starts to dance. With grace, imagination, purpose and incredible detail, she moves through the room - first by herself with a flowing scarf, then together with her younger sister Lucie (8). Claire and Lucie …

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Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Seminar 

Following is something of a Cliffs Notes version of The Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Seminar on Friday, April 29.  TC Professor Megan Laverty thanked the panelists for speaking “…with great diversity and continuity,” which was spot-on praise for the event.  If you attended this seminar and would like to tell us your thoughts, or if …

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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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Bilingual/Bicultural Education Joins the Arts & Humanities Department 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

A Conversation with Professor Maria E. Torres-Guzman Professor Maria E. Torres-Guzman, Bilingual/Bicultural Education Program Coordinator, sees her field as evolving. And this evolution includes the very natural move of the program to the Arts & Humanities Department.  “In the world, multilingualism is becoming more and more important.  With the spread of English comes the need …

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In the News: Alumni and Professor Tom Chandler 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Tom Chandler, a graduate of TC’s Social Studies and Education Program and now an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the College recently offered his thoughts on events unfolding in Japan. His reflections on emergency preparedness, nuclear power, rescue and response models, discrimination and public health put the disaster in a learning context for the U.S.  For …

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AERA Names David Hansen as Fellow 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

On March 3, The American Educational Research Association (AERA) announced the selection of 31 scholars as AERA Fellows in recognition of their exceptional scientific or scholarly contributions to education research or significant contributions to the field through the development of research opportunities and settings.  Fellows are nominated by their peers, selected and recommended by the …

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