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Social Studies student is recipient of Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship 

Social Studies doctoral student Ashley Taylor is the recipient of the Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellowship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Taylor has been awarded the Fellowship for her dissertation work, titled Pedagogy for Latino/a Newcomer Students: A Study of Four Secondary Social Studies Teachers in New York City Urban Newcomer Schools. Taylor’s research has brought …

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Travel’s Impact on Teaching 

Social Studies doctoral student Tim Patterson’s research aims to investigate the extent to which traveling influences how teachers view the content they are teaching. By studying a group of Social Studies educators as they learn about Chinese history and culture in China, Patterson hopes to discover how traveling constitutes a form of education in itself, …

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Addressing Korean immigrant students’ experience in the Social Studies classroom 

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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Addressing the December holidays in public school classrooms 

For many, December brings with it a myriad of emotions. The weather is changing, the semester is ending, and holidays are coming. Along with exams to take or grade, there are cards to write and gifts to buy. Many feel excited, stressed, or anxious as one year ends and another is set to begin. For …

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Building Background: Andrew Kempe’s journey to broaden horizons through Social Studies 

Andrew Kempe’s background in journalism and history has proven invaluable in his current role as a Social Studies student teacher at the Bronx High School of Science. Having worked in the Middle East and Latin America, this world traveler has a myriad of experiences and perspectives to share with his students. A student in the …

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Examining democratic education through an international lens: Chingfu Lan 

The fact that Chingfu Lan, a PhD student in the Social Studies program, hails from Taiwan gives him a unique perspective when it comes to civic education. After teaching civics in his home country for several years, Lan’s interest in democratic education was piqued. “The reason is that Taiwan is a young democratic country. In …

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On a mission: Xiaoying Qi seeks to serve students in rural China  ☆

Drawn by its international reputation, Xiaoying Qi came to Teachers College from China where, she says, many people consider TC to be one of the most famous and prestigious institutions of its kind. Tao Sing Ju, regarded as the teacher of President Mao Zedong, is one of China’s most famous educational thinkers and practitioners, and …

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TC Professor to Lead Pedagogy Sessions at Yale University Council on Middle East Studies 

TC Adjunct Associate Professor Jean-Marc Oppenheim will be leading the pedagogy sessions at Yale University's Council on Middle East Studies this summer. The program is intended to familiarize educators with issues related to the Middle East and to encourage them to bring this information and enthusiasm back into their classrooms.

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This is where WE need to be: Using Muslim youth oral histories to teach about diversity and tolerance 

This is where WE need to be: Using Muslim youth oral histories to teach about diversity and tolerance Friday, March 25 from 9 am to 4 pm Teachers College, Columbia University In 2007, a group of Muslim youth in New York City came together to learn how to produce written oral histories of fellow Muslim …

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CLASS: Teaching in the Netherlands 

A new summer course is being offered through the HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands! Teaching in the Netherlands: A Summer Course on Dutch Culture and Education, takes place May 13 – June 3, 2011. See the announcement PDF for more information.

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 20th Century 

A&HW 5050.6: Topics in East Asia 20th Century CRN: 51981 Dr. Roberta Martin March 31-May 10 (6 sessions) Course description: The May 4th Movement in China, the rise of the Communist Party, nationalism and militarism in Japan, WW II, the atomic bomb, the Occupation of Japan, the division of Korea and Vietnam and the wars …

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 1750-1919 

A&HW 5050.5: Topics in East Asia 1750-1919 CRN: 51982 Dr. Roberta Martin February 17-March 30 (6 sessions) Course description: This course explores the new economic perspectives on China and the West, discusses the Meiji Restoration in Japan, the import of the Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese wars, Korea and its experience with Western and Japanese colonialism, and …

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CLASS: Topics in East Asia 1450-1750 

A&HW 5050.2: Topics in East Asia 1450-1750 CRN: 51862 Dr. Roberta Martin January 6-February 16 (6 sessions) Course description: The Ming Voyages, Tokugawa Japan and the rise of an urban society, the Manchus and the Qing dynasty, Choson Korea, and East Asia in early modern times are the topics of this course. Primary source reading …

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CLASS: East Asia – Geographic Perspectives 

A&HW 4037: East Asia: Geographic Perspectives CRN: 50918 Dr. Richard Knapp Online Course January 19-March 30 Course Description: An overview of central themes in the modern history, geography, and culture of China, Japan, and Korea. Offered as online course. This course is open to Masters and Doctoral students across the College.

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CLASS: Teaching Middle East History 

A&HW 4000: Teaching Middle East History (2-3 credits) CRN: 52014 Dr. Jean-Marc Oppenheim Wednesdays, 7-8:40pm Course Description: The goal of this course is to teach Middle East history to teachers of social studies so that they can teach it to secondary school students. We will attempt to cover, in a general chronological fashion but with …

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Class: Teaching About Africa with Film and Service-Learning 

A&HW 5050.003 (CRN 51863) Teaching About Africa With Film and Service Learning (Currently listed as Service Learning: The African Context) Instructor: Ellen Livingston Intended primarily for pre-service and in-service secondary teachers, this course will examine the broad themes of African history and a variety of current issues that demand attention in today’s classrooms.  The course …

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New Courses Announced!  ☆

December 2010 Teachers College, Columbia University Continuing Studies Non-credit Courses International Topics World History and Geography - Online Course January 19, 2011- May 10, 2011 (Earn up to 3.0 CEUs) This course is designed to enhance the intellectual tools necessary to teach world history and geography to your …

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Avoiding race: White teachers’ talk about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath  ☆

We are still learning from Hurricane Katrina and the resulting displacement of huge populations from the American Gulf Coast. One of the many topics still discussed is the role of inequality in the event and its aftermath. Many such discussions have focused on income disparities, or how certain populations were disproportionately impacted by the hurricane …

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