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Professor Gaudelli Publishes Op-Ed Article 

Dr. William Gaudelli’s op-ed article on Global Education was published today in Maplewood, New Jersey's local newspaper. Dr. Gaudelli serves on the South Orange Maplewood School District Board of Education. Dr. Gaudelli writes, "I have the good fortune of speaking about global education with educators, scholars and policymakers around the world as part of my …

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Professor Anand Marri’s Article on CNN’s Schools of Thought blog  ☆

Dr. Anand Marri's article on teaching the economy and getting students to "think beyond the numbers" was published today on CNN.com. Dr. Marri writes,  "As they listen to the fiercely partisan debates that have created gridlock in Washington, young citizens must surely wonder whether it is possible to recapture the vitality of the economy and …

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Anand Marri and Scott Wylie published in Social Education 

An article by TC Social Studies Associate Professor Anand Marri and doctoral candidate Scott Wylie can be seen in last month's Social Education. Former TC Social Studies program coordinator and current dean of the University of Iowa College of Education Margaret Crocco serves as lead author on their article "Income Inequality and U.S. Tax Policy." …

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Sandra Schmidt published in Social Education 

The Social Studies program is pleased to announce that its newest faculty member, Sandra Schmidt,  has been published in last month's Social Education. Her article, "Who Lives on the Other Side of That Boundary: A Model of Geographic Thinking," considers the idea that questioning the logic behind how we divide continents could be one way …

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New Faculty Profile: Sandra Schmidt  ☆

Welcoming the Social Studies Program's new professor, Dr. Sandra Schmidt!


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

Sandra Schmidt joins the Social Studies faculty at TC from the University of South Carolina in Columbia. Having earned her Ph.D. from Michigan State University and with a background in teaching secondary social studies in various places across the country, Dr. Schmidt has also worked as a teacher educator in Dedza, Malawi and has been …

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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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Margaret Crocco to Lead University of Iowa College of Education as New Dean  ☆

Margaret Crocco, professor and chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities at Teachers College, has been named the 15th dean of the University of Iowa College of Education, UI Interim Executive Vice President and Provost P. Barry Butler announced today. Crocco’s appointment will begin July 1 pending approval by the Board of Regents, State …

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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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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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