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Archived Announcements

Academic Year 2007 - 2008

Faculty Awarded Diversity Research Grant

Professor Lalitha Vasudevan, from our Communication, Computing and Technology in Education Program, has been awarded the College Faculty Diversity Research Award for 2007-2008 Academic Year.

Congratulations and our very best wishes for success in this important endeavor.

Spring 2007 Mathematics Colloquia Series

Brought to you by the Program in Mathematics
Teachers College - Columbia University

February 26, 2007: Professor Miriam Leiva from University of South Carolina

March 26, 2007: Professor Colette Laborde from the Universit Joseph
Fourier, Institute National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France

April 2, 2007: Professor Kay Merseth from Harvard University

Subject: Getting High Cognitive Demand in Middle School Math Classrooms: Can
it be done?

Department Newsletter- MST Times- Spring 2007
Please visit the following link to find the latest issue of Times. In it you will find the latest news and events occurring in the Mathematics, Science and Technology Department at Teachers College.

Idesign Workshops for Spring 2007

March 24 - Intermediate Dreamweaver

March 25 - Intro to Photoshop 1

March 31 - Podcast

April 7 - Dreamweaver 2

April 8 - Intro to Flash 1

April 14 - Final Cut

April 15 - Photoshop 2

April 21 - Flash 2

To get more information and register, please go to Idesign website.

End of 07 Fall Term Social

On Thursday November 29th, we will have our last social for the fall
semester.  Be sure to join us at Radio Perfecto at 9pm!

We will be holding a Science Education Program Open House on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 at 7:00pm in 306 Russell Hall.

Faculty, administrators and students will be present to speak about the program. In addition, a Teachers College Office of Admission representative will be present to speak with prospective students and answer questions pertaining to the application or admission processes.

Interested individuals should please RSVP via email to

If you have any questions regarding this event or the Science Education Program, please feel free to contact Ms. Deanna Ghozati, Assistant Director of Admission at or 212-678-4018.

I look forward to meeting you on November 28th and discussing our rich Program history and curricular offerings.

O. Roger Anderson
Professor of Science Education and Chair Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology

Article Published - Prof Felicia Moore

Prof Felicia Moore, F.M. (2007) article Language in science education as a gatekeeper to
learning, teaching, and professional development has been published in the Journal of Science
Teacher Education, 18(2), 319-343.

Article Published - Prof Lalitha Vasudevan

Prof Lalitha Vasudevan in collaboration with Gordon, E., McKibbin, K., & Vinz, R. recently had a paper Writing Out of the Unexpected: Narrative Inquiry and The Weight of Small Moments published in the Journal of English Education 39(4), p. 326-351.

Recent book chapter co-authored by Prof Vasudevan

Schultz, K., Vasudevan, L., & Throop, R. (2007). Adolescent literacy toward global citizenship. In B. Guzzetti (Ed.) Literacy for the new millennium: Adolescent literacy (pp. 21-36). Portsmouth, NH: Greenwood.

NSF Grant awarded to Professor Xiaodong Lin

Professor Xiaodong Lin in the Communication, Computing and Technology in Education Program has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for 2007-2009 for her research on: The Ideal Science Student: Helping Teachers Adapt to Diversity in the Science Classroom.