Press Room: Curriculum
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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.
TC Professors Crocco and Gaudelli are leading the design of a new multimedia curriculum called "Vietnam Now," which is based on footage from a 13-part documentary on Vietnam that aired on public television during the 1980s.
A joint coaching program with Columbia for corporate executives reflects the new direction at CEO&I
The Summer Principals Academy develops communication skills and empathy in educational leaders by tapping their creativity and imagination and through intensive self-awareness training. During a six-week summer session last summer, participants visited the Metropoliatan Museum of Art.
Fifteen years ago, when Reinaldo Barroso-Spech first started tracking down films about Africa and the African Diaspora, it was to use them as a tool to interest his public school students in learning foreign languages. It wasn't long, however, before he realized that adults were eager to watch the films.
On Thursday, September 6th, TC launched "Teaching The Levees: A Curriculum for Democratic Dialogue and Civic Engagement," a 100-page teaching tool developed by TC faculty, students, staff and alumni. The curriculum is cued to the four-hour HBO documentary by Spike Lee, "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Act," which captures firsthand the plight of New Orleans and its people during and after Hurricane Katrina.