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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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Snurblog liveblog at AIOR 


Reposted from art as work. Written by Brian Hughes.

Igniting Internet Research | Snurblog. Another liveblog of our Ignite talks. These internet researchers are good at liveblogging!

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Weinberg Philosophy Assistantship Profile: David Backer 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

David Backer is a first year Ph.D. student in Philosophy and Education, who just completed the first year of his two-year Philosophy Assistantship.  He received his B.A. from George Washington University and has an M.A. from Buffalo State University, which he pursued while teaching at an international school in Quito, Ecuador. Can you tell us …

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Spotlight on Alumna Monika Ekiert: “A product of TC!” 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Dr. Monika Ekiert received her doctorate in Applied Linguistics (AL) from TC in May, 2010. She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from TC.  She has collectively spent nine years at the college in a variety of capacities (including a revamp of the Community Language …

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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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2010-2011 Inductee Highlighted by Teachers College 


Reposted from Kappa Delta Pi. Written by Sandy.

Colette Mazzucelli, a 2010-2011 Kappa Chapter inductee, was highlighted by Teachers College for her entrepreneurial skill. TC points to Colette's extracurricular work in helping map crises. From the article: For Mazzucelli, an adjunct professor at the Center for Global Affairs at New York University and the Department of Political Science at Hofstra University, crisis mapping …

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Social Studies Alum Named NY Education Commissioner 


Reposted from Social Studies & Education. Written by Kate.

Dr. John B. King, Jr., was named Commissioner of the New York Board of Regents. For more information, check out the New York times announcement:

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Thank you Professor McClintock! 


Reposted from Robbie as Educator. Written by jonah.

This is a site for tributes from friends, colleagues, and students as Professor Robert O. McClintock retires from 44 years of teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. If you would like to leave a short tribute to Robbie, please comment directly on this post. If you would like to make a longer contribution please contact this site's administrator to …

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Reflecting on two years at Teachers College 


Reposted from Brigid G Moran. Written by Brigid Moran.

In one week from tomorrow my education at Teachers College will come to an end; it is hard to believe that it as already been two years. I came to teachers college with a BA in music from a very traditional music program. My undergraduate education focused on performing, learning theory, ear training, history etc. …

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Web 2.0 Project 


Reposted from BeadleBlog. Written by Tim Beadle.

My web 2.0 project has been a work in progress throughout the semester.  It turned out to be more difficult than I anticipated.  Not because creating a site is difficult but actually because it is so easy and there are so many options.  My goals is to create resources for my students that they will …

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Event Photos: Spirit Improv 2011 


Reposted from Music & Music Education. Written by Oyeniran Oyedeji.

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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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Ednode- A tool for building an Intelligent Network 


Reposted from The Ednode Blog. Written by Megha.

Ednode is now officially out for the users! Some highlights of the tool: Search for people, get recommendations to people based on your profile. Find people to collaborate with in Teachers College, Columbia University and outside. Find mentors, volunteer to be a mentor. Discuss, Communicate with your connections on their/your bulletin board. Check out Ednode

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Virtual Performance 


Reposted from Creativity, Play, and the Imagination. Written by joff.

Hi, a brief introduction to me , myself and avatar. My name is Joff Chafer and I have been exploring performance possibilities in virtual environments (specifically Secondlife) and also mixed/blended reality performance. I'm hoping to present some of this work at the conference so would really like to get in touch with anyone else attending …

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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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