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Commenting on a Gates Foundation study showing that effective teaching can be measured, the Professor of Sociology and Education says it's unclear how any formula will work in "high-stakes conditions."
America's favorite sex therapist, who holds a PhD in Education from TC, joined NPR's "Ask Me Another" host to discuss how people's views on sex have changed over the years.
Souto-Manning, Associate Professor of Education, tells talk show host Brian Lehrer that children need books that both reflect and expand their worlds.
If they don't, said the Associate Professor of Education, "they start thinking their language, practices or familiar places and values don't belong in school."
The Chair of TC's Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology tells The New York Times Magazine that psychotherapists have begun marketing their practices despite "deep discomfort" with commercializing their work.
Maybe not, Borland, an expert in the education of gifted and talented students, told Kurt Anderson on NPR's Studio 360 show.
In a Huffington Post article about charter schools, Luis Huerta says: "Scaling up sheer numbers is very different than scaling up schools that show promise."
In a competition that kicks off December 12 in Cowin Auditorium, NYC high school students will write rap songs about science and compete to record their song and spend a day with GZA, the New York Times reports. The songs will be judged on their artistry and science content by science educator Emdin, GZA, and Neil deGrasse Tyson
TC's Bonanno: Hurricane Sandy Victims Could Experience Ongoing Effects of "Grinding, Daily Wear and Stress"
In an interview, Bonanno, a Professor of Clnical Psychology, said symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder are likely to mount as people dig out of the disaster.
In this recent TEDx talk in Miami, Columbia University Professor Peter T. Coleman explains why politics in the US are more deadlocked and polarized today than they have been since the end of the US Civil War and what our next president and our citizens can do about it.
Isobel Contento, TC's Mary Swartz Rose Professor of Nutrition Education, appeared on WABC TV news on Wednesday to discuss the pros and cons of Whole Foods' impending arrival on 125th Street.