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INSTEP: Action research projects and voices of change 

Students in their third year of the Social Studies INSTEP program recently gathered at TC in an intensive workshop focused on fine-tuning their Action Research Project. With two summer sessions down and one to go, students are in the final stages of the research project which will serve as the culminating product of their MA …

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Visual Sources: Using Library of Congress Archives in the Classroom 

This summer, Teachers College will host 25 in-service secondary social studies teachers from the greater New York City area in a week-long workshop on incorporating Library of Congress Archives into the classroom. Thanks to a generous grant from the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program, this professional development opportunity will offer standards-aligned content …

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Battle of the Books! 

Battle of the Books is a weekly after school reading incentive program for 4th and 5th grade students. BOB works to promote self-confidence in reading ability, while also building teamwork and forming strong mentorship roles between the college student coaches and the student team members. Through competitions and practice sessions, students come away with new …

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American History Summer Seminars for Teachers–Applications due Feb. 1 

Reminder: Deadline Approaching American History Summer Seminars for Teachers--Applications due Feb. 1 K-12 history, social studies and English teachers are invited to apply to the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History 2011 Summer Seminars. Taught by renowned historians on college campuses in the US and the UK, these one-week seminars give educators the opportunity to …

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Casual Conversations with Anand Marri 

The Office of Student Activities and Programs hosts Casual Conversations, our luncheon series that allows the TC community to get to know TC faculty and staff in a very casual setting. This event takes place on the first Wednesday of the month, from 12-1p in the Private Dining Room. Next month, on December 1st, Dr. …

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3D Movies Screened at Museum of City of New York 

New Work is a collection of two award-winning 3D film shorts fromĀ Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno andĀ Jerome Bongiorno, two good friends of the Program in Social Studies. On December 8, 2010, the filmmakers will screen their work at the Museum of the City of New York. The presentation will also feature the 1921 film Manhatta, as well as …

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