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TC Entrepreneurs Honored for Math Teaching App

TC Entrepreneurs Honored for Math Teaching App

TC Entrepreneurs Honored for Math Teaching App Published: 6/24/2014

Edweek: Xiaodong Lin's NSF Project Presented At AERA

Edweek: Xiaodong Lin's NSF Project Presented At AERA

Edweek reports that Lin's study found that learning about the struggles of famous scientists improves students' science learning. Published: 4/10/2014

TC's Barbara Tversky is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

TC's Barbara Tversky is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Barbara Tversky, an internationally recognized cognitive psychologist whose expertise includes spatial language and thinking, event perception and cognition, diagram production and comprehension, and gesture, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Published: 4/29/2013

Learning that's Real, Even When the Environment Isn't

Learning that's Real, Even When the Environment Isn't

Comprehension, memory and motivation can all improve when you engage in a little role-play — or when your Second Life avatar does Published: 2/12/2013

She Smiled, and the World Is Learning With Her

She Smiled, and the World Is Learning With Her

How Saadia Khan (Ed.M. '99, Ed.D. '12) has harnessed positive emotion in education Published: 2/12/2013

Teachers College and WNET to Research and Develop Mobile Games Based on Children's Math Series Cyberchase to Teach Fractions to Kids

Teachers College and WNET to Research and Develop Mobile Games Based on Children's Math Series Cyberchase to Teach Fractions to Kids

Project funded by the National Science Foundation will test whether embodied cognition and narrative can improve learning of a key math skill Published: 11/28/2012

Sachs Distinguished Lecturer Ryan Baker Featured in NY Times Magazine

Sachs Distinguished Lecturer Ryan Baker Featured in NY Times Magazine

Baker, a datamining expert and Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Human Development, is collaborating on a computerized "tutor" with Neil Heffernan at Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic. Published: 9/14/2012

In Wall Street Journal, Kuhn on the Value of Debate for Kids