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Book Talk with Tatyana Kleyn 

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Steven Berlin Johnson at TC April 29th 

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Steven Berlin Johnson Presentation at Creativity Symposium 

Steven Berlin Johnson to present as part of Creativity Symposium at Teachers College, April 28-29, 2011.


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Ravi Ahmad.

Dear faculty, students and staff: The Department of Arts & Humanities is pleased to announce Steven Berlin Johnson’s presentation: Mapping the future-the impact of science, technology and media in modern life happening Friday, April 29th at 4pm at TC’s Cowin Center. The event is FREE and Open to the public and is part of the Creativity, Imagination and …

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A Colloquium on Deliberation and Reflective Conversation in Educational Settings 

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Colloquium: Ms. Injeong Jo, “Fostering a spatially-literate generation: Explicit instruction on spatial thinking for preservice teachers” 

TEACHERS COLLEGE COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Tuesday, March 8, 2011 The Department of Arts and Humanities Program in Social Studies Education cordially invites you to a colloquium: Ms. Injeong Jo Doctoral Candidate in Geography Texas A&M University Fostering a spatially-literate generation: Explicit instruction on spatial thinking for preservice teachers” Location:  306 Russell Thursday, March 8, 2011 3:00 …

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Newark Poverty Reduction Conference 

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Facing History and Ourselves Presents Findings at TC 

On Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 Dr. Dennis Barr of Facing History and Ourselves presented the findings of Facing History’s National Professional Development and Evaluation Project at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City. The President of Teachers College, Susan Fuhrman, attended the event and gave the opening remarks for the symposium. Kevin Feinberg of …

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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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Innovations in Civic Education: Findings from a Groundbreaking Evaluation of Facing History and Ourselves 

Innovations in Civic Education: Findings from a Groundbreaking Evaluation of Facing History and Ourselves Please join Facing History and Ourselves and Teachers College, Columbia University for a presentation and discussion of a unique research report on teacher efficacy and student learning in civic, moral, and history education. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, …

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Colloquium: Global & Multicultural Realities: Assessing Opportunities for Transforming Education in the 21st Century 

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 The Department of Arts and Humanities Program in Social Studies Education cordially invites you to a colloquium: Dr. Antonio Castro, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Social Studies and Teacher Education The University of Missouri-Columbia Global & Multicultural Realities: Assessing Opportunities for Transforming Education in the 21st Century Location:  306 Russell Hall Tuesday, February …

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Do Dates Matter? Chronological Reasoning and Critical Thinking 

The National Humanities Center and the National Council for History Education are pleased to present an online professional development seminar in World History: Do Dates Matter?  Chronological Reasoning and Critical Thinking Seminar Leader: Deborah Smith Johnston, Ph.D. Lakeside School History Department Head Lakeside School, Seattle, WA Wednesday, April 6, 2011  |  7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EST …

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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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Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children 

Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children Topic: Stuck in the Middle: How and Why Middle Schools Harm Children Speaker: Jonah Rockoff QMSS Workshops are open to QMSS students and the greater Columbia community. For information on some of Prof. Rockoff's recent research, see here: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences

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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 from Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and 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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Social Studies Radio Interviews 

Last week, Dr. Margaret Crocco and instructor Ellen Livingston were interviewed on the "Everything is Broken" radio show. The show describes itself as talk, new, and interviews on WUSB 90.1FM, Long Island's largest non-commercial, free-form radio station. The interview with Dr. Crocco focused on her work with the Let Freedom Swing curriculum project. Ellen's …

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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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