The source for news and events at Teachers College, Columbia University
Volume XVII, No. 5 ♦ 4/2012
Experts from around the world gathered at TC in March to debate whether standardized tests are used in fair and valid ways
A gallery of TC's 2012 graduates
Alumni gather for a showcase of the Art & Art Education Program's past, present and future
A new study by TC's Suniya Luthar and colleagues confirms elevated rates of substance abuse, depression and other problems among affluent youth
In both her art and philanthropic work, Pamela Ader focuses on the power of nature -- including the human will
Genishi receives multiple honors, including the Scholars of Color Distinguished Career Contribution Award
Tyson, the "People's Astrophysicist," Under Secretary of Education Kanter, and the cultural historian Heath will address TC graduates at ceremonies on May 15 and 16.
TC's Academic Festival 2012 highlights the power of technology to transform learning
Speaking at TC's Academic Festival, Jeffrey Sachs calls technology, which created the population growth and climate change that now threaten the planet, our best hope for salvation
New tools can help overcome unequal access, poor quality and inefficiency in education Matthew Pittinsky tells an Academic Festival audience.
A full slate of panels and presentations
A new book by alumna Jill Iscol (written with faculty member Peter Cookson) tells the stories of young people trying to change the world. Now there's a workshop, too
A launch event for the nationwide distribution of TC's curriculum on the national debt draws the former budget director for the Obama administration and others
Andrew Gordon, Professor of Movement Sciences and Director of TC's Center for Cerebral Palsy Research, has been elected an Active Fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK).
Two leading policy faculty members are recognized for their "extraordinary impact" on education in the United States and abroad
One of the nation's foremost experts on community colleges is honored for his "outstanding contribution to knowledge and understanding in the field of higher education."
At the College's Student Outreach Showcase, Dawn Arno is credited for building two "signature programs"
The TC Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Ghana program is in its fifth year. Each year since 2008, Crowley and Baigorri have brought 18 master's students in the SLP program to Ghana to provide free services for children and adults with communications disorders, and to provide professional development for their Ghanaian colleagues.
Published: 3/12/2012 10:29:00 AM
TC faculty and students weigh in at the National Art Education Association convention
The study by Ready found that school segregation on Long Island is "double the national average" and, in Nassau County, it is triple.
Student organizers are looking ahead to next year's event
Challenging stereotypes about sport, physical activity and fitness
Video Highlights from TC's Other Curriculum