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Volume XIV, No. 2 ♦ 11/2008

  • What

    What's The Big Idea?

    There are huge opportunities at TC to unite people across fields and departments, but far too little has been done to capitalize on them... until now.
    Published: 11/11/2008

  • Election 2008 and TC

    Election 2008 and TC's Education Debate

    Presidential education advisors spar over teacher preparation, merit pay and federal funding
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Harlem Ivy Groups Meet

    Harlem Ivy Groups Meet 'Tribot'

    leaders of four New York community-based organizations, as well as school principals and teachers, were introduced to "Tribot," a three-wheeled, computerized robot that will be a feature of the project's science-based curriculum.
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Helping Educators Help Themselves

    Helping Educators Help Themselves

    Working with Associate Vice President Nancy Sreim, Emily Zemke is the go-to person for access to TC's resources
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Lecture from Latvia

    Lecture from Latvia

    Tatjana Koke, the Minister of Education and Science of Latvia and a former TC Professor of Education delivered a lecture, "Educational Reform in Latvia since the Collapse of the Soviet Union and Integration With the European Union,"
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Macy

    Macy's 'Chinese Flavor'

    Macy Art Gallery's Exhibition "Chinese Flavor: A Collection of Zheng Qinyan's Landscape Paintings and Calligraphic Works," held its closing reception on October 3rd
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Making More New Friends

    Making More New Friends

    TC's international outreach efforts now include new partnerships with the Dominican Republic and Bhutan
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • November Calender of events


    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Student Profile: Carla Engelbrecht Fisher

    Student Profile: Carla Engelbrecht Fisher

    Discovering Her Inner Child TC Student Carla Engelbrecht Fisher didn't know that children's games and TV shows were her passion until she started writing for a kids' magazine
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • TC

    TC's School Partnership Team

    TC's Office of School and Community Partnerships (OSCP) was created in 2007 to bring the College's many existing outreach programs under a single umbrella, and to take TC's partnership efforts to a new level.
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • The Student Voice, November 2008

    The Student Voice, November 2008

    Time to Get With the Program Being a Student Senate Program Ambassador won't cut into your schedule
    Published: 11/1/2008

  • Partnering Across the Education Pipeline:  TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships

    Partnering Across the Education Pipeline: TC Holds Statewide Conference on Higher Education-Public School Partnerships

    Linda Darling-Hammond (left) makes a point at the University-Public School Summit at TC on Oct. 22, a gathering of nearly 200 education leaders at which leaders of higher education institutions, public school districts and government entities throughout New York State discussed university-assisted schools as an important component of the state's preK-16 education strategies. The conference was organized by TC's Office of School & Community Partnerships.
    Published: 10/27/2008

  • Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships

    Robots and Rockets Launch Harlem Ivy After-school Partnerships

    TC has received a $3.2 million grant to work with New York City community-based organizations to create after-school programs at public schools in Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Washington Heights and Inwood. The Office of School and Community Partnerships, which received the three-year grant from the New York State Department of Education, will design and run after-school programs focused on the so-called "STEM" disciplines, science, technology, engineering and math.
    Published: 10/20/2008

  • I and Robot

    I and Robot

    How, really can futuristic gadgets help us learn? Sandra Okita explores the learning partnership between people and technology.
    Published: 10/17/2008