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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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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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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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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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