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TC’s Understanding Fiscal Responsibility curriculum is launched 

On May 2, 2012, Teachers College hosted the launch of a new high school curriculum on Understanding Fiscal Responsibility. The event created a platform for conversation among leading policy analysts, educators, and economists on how to engage students in the nation’s fiscal challenges. The curriculum, created by TC faculty and students, is designed to explore …

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TC students and faculty attend AERA conference in Vancouver  ☆

On April 13-17, a group of TC Social Studies students and faculty joined other researchers and scholars from across the country at The American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. AERA is a national research society, striving to advance knowledge about education through scholarly inquiry in an effort to improve education and serve the public …

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Global Citizenship in Practice 

On March 23, 2012, Professor William Gaudelli took part in the Global Citizenship in Practice conference at Lehigh University. In conjunction with United Nations Academic Impact, this event served as a crossroads between education, civil society, and business. Webcast around the world, talks centered around global citizenship as it relates to education, health, community service, …

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Social Studies Doctoral Students Present at the NCSS Annual Conference 

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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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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A conversation with Symposium co-chair, Professor Margaret Crocco 

A sneak peek at the upcoming Creativity & Imagination Symposium...

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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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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National Humanities Center Offers Free Resources for Educators 

The National Humanities Center’s Education Programs OVERVIEW: The National Humanities Center is the only major independent American institution for advanced study in all fields of the humanities. The Center focuses on the enduring value of ancient and modern history, language and literature, ethical and moral reflection, artistic and cultural traditions, and critical thought in every …

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Middle States Conference 

YOU ARE INVITED! Middle States Council for the Social Studies Delaware * District of Columbia * Maryland * New Jersey * New York * Pennsylvania 108th Middle States Regional Conference on the Social Studies: Social Studies Leads the Way for 21st Century Learning TENTATIVE ~ S C H E D U L E of E …

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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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Creativity, Play, and the Imagination across Disciplines Conference 2011 

The Call for Proposals for Creativity, Play, and the Imagination across Disciplines Conference held at Teachers College, Columbia University from May 26 to May 28, 2011 is now open. This interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together educators, artists, scholars, and game-makers from all disciplines to reflect on and experience creativity as a central site for …

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Content Area Literacy Conference 2010 Proceedings  ☆

How can social studies and science teachers help address student deficiencies in content literacy? Low disciplinary literacy brings a host of academic, social, and economic burdens. The Content Area Literacy Conference 2010, held this summer at Teachers College, brought together a host of educators and academics to discuss this problem and suggest possible resolutions. Now …

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Deadline Extended: Society for the History of Children and Youth Conference 

Dear students, alumni, and friends: The Society for the History of Children and Youth will meet at Teachers College, Columbia University between June 23 and June 25, 2011. The call for papers’ deadline has been extended to December 13th, 2010. Consider submitting a paper to this conference, and put it into your calendar. It is …

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Summer Project Citizen Opportunity  ☆

The 2011 Project Citizen Summer Institute application is now available online at  These institutes serve as a wonderful introduction to—and immersion in—the Project Citizen program, offering an opportunity to learn implementation strategies and deepen public policy knowledge. Participants chosen to attend will receive, at no cost, round-trip airfare or equivalent mileage reimbursement, lodging, meals, and …

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Social Studies Conference 

An announcement has gone out for the Greater Metropolitan New York Social Studies Conference. The conference, held February 5, 2011, will provide workshops, poster sessions, and ready-made lesson plans for practicing teachers. For registration and proposal information, see the attached document.

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Call for Proposals! 

The International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference February 24-25, 2011 Orlando, FL The 2011 Annual Conference seeks to appeal to all professionals involved in social studies education. College & university faculty, K-12 teachers & administrators, curriculum designers & specialists, social studies supervisors, undergraduate & graduate students, and people in the various disciplines that …

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