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The Teachers College Annual Report

2007 ♦ 5/2008

  • A Letter From The President

    A Letter From The President

    Since its beginnings, Teachers College has defined "education" in the broadest sense, as the experiences that occur not only in classrooms but also in communities, churches, streets, homes and all the other settings of daily life. That view is perhaps best expressed in the thought of the College's most iconic figure, John Dewey, who argued that education is life and vice versa, and that learning is a process through which the student creates meaning by trying to make sense of his or her environment.
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • The Year in Review

    The Year in Review

    A retrospective of the year's events and happenings.
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • What Works in Schools

    What Works in Schools

    TC's Equity Matters research initiative was launched in 2007 by the Campaign for Educational Equity. Fourteen TC faculty members and their students, as well as researchers at other institutions, are inventorying the successes and failures of strategies across a range of fields that affect the nation's education achievement gap.
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • The Value of Aiming High -- Together

    The Value of Aiming High -- Together

    Integrated schools set higher expectations and achieve better results for those typically left behind
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • After (and Before) the Bell

    After (and Before) the Bell

    More time on task can boost achievement -- but it's got to be quality time.

  • Calling a Rose by Its Other Names

    Calling a Rose by Its Other Names

    Around the world, the consensus is that bilingualism is a strength. It's time the U.S. caught on.
    Published: 5/21/2008

  • Doing the Math

    Doing the Math

    Smaller classes can help students learn and perform better-'"but it takes more than just numbers to make the approach add up.
    Published: 5/21/2008