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In 2007, an award-winning documentary film, "Beyond Belief," portrayed the efforts of two women whose husbands were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks to promote tolerance and raise money for war widows and orphans in Afghanistan. Now a TC team is creating a study guide to accompany the film.
Teachers College has been awarded a two-year, $1,045,690 grant from the Young Arts Educational Foundation to create a study guide to accompany nine shows from the first year of the HBO television series "Masterclass."
The multi-media curriculum about jazz and the Constitution, a collaboration of TC's Margaret Crocco, Chair of the Arts and Humanities Department, and social studies instructor Ellen Livingston, with Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Documentary Group.
Experts in the fields of medicine, engineering, psychology and spirituality, will discuss their work studying the effect of mental and spiritual activity on the body and the physical environment.
Louis Cristillo, a lecturer in the Department of International and Transcultural Studies, has received a grant from Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation to distribute curriculum on tolerance to New York City teachers.
TC's online master's degree program in Computing and Education has been rated the nation's best online graduate education degree by GetEducated.Co, a consumer group that publishes online college rankings and university ratings. The ranking has been reported on the Web site for Kiplinger's, the Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice.
Margaret Crocco and Ellen Livingston have created an online social studies study guide from the 2009 "Let Freedom Swing" concert in Washington, D.C. The short videos and curriculum guide combine the traditional study of American democracy with a focus on the democratic character of jazz.
Endeavor Project Fellows receive a Certificate in STEM Education granted by Teachers College
NASA's Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project, a collaboration with Teachers College Urban Science Education Center and U.S. Satellite Laboratory Inc., enables teachers in the science, technology, engineering and math disciplines to use NASA data in the science classroom.
Teachers College has received a three-year $2.45 million grant from the Peter G. Peterson Foundation to develop a comprehensive social studies and mathematics curriculum about the fiscal challenges that face the nation, which will be distributed free of charge to every high school in the country.
From June 29th to July 2nd, Teachers College will host a special four-day social studies course, "Vietnam Now," which will include never-before-broadcast footage from the 1981 WGBH series "Vietnam: A Television History," and live talks by a large cast of experts, including 1960s cultural historian Todd Gitlin and Vietnam War historian Charles Armstrong.