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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

Connecting Teaching to Research

A major conference at TC lays out a vision for equipping new teachers to use the growing body of scientific knowledge about how people learn. Published: 8/6/2012

Unlocking Human Potential

Unlocking Human Potential

TC Professor Emeritus Ernst Rothkopf, who passed away last week, was a pioneer in applying technology to learning. Two years ago, TC student Michael Swart sat down with him for a look back at a long and fascinating career. Published: 7/30/2012

Learning By Doing 2.0

Learning By Doing 2.0

John Black and his students are leaders in exploring technology that makes use of grounded cognition Published: 5/1/2012

Learning From Scratch

Learning From Scratch

A user-friendly design and programming language has gone viral, with help from some advocates at TC Published: 5/1/2012

TC's Deanna Kuhn Writes in EdWeek About Hooking Kids on Science

TC's Deanna Kuhn Writes in EdWeek About Hooking Kids on Science

A student needs to ask and answer, "Why would I want to know this?" Published: 4/25/2012

TC's Deanna Kuhn Teaches Kids to Talk Back

TC's Deanna Kuhn Teaches Kids to Talk Back

The Professor of Psychology and Education coaches Harlem middle-schoolers the art of civilized debate. Published: 1/19/2012

The Virtual Advantage

The Virtual Advantage

John Black and his students are demonstrating how digital technology can improve learning. Also check out a story on TC's revamped Human Development Department. Published: 3/22/2011

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