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Julius and Rosa Sachs Distinguished Lecturer
Lecture Series Background
Julius Sachs (1849-1934) was born in Baltimore, the son of a rabbi. His older brothers became investment experts, forming a Sachs investment firm. At the time of his marriage to Rosa Sachs, the firm merged with rival Goldman. Upon receiving his doctorate in Europe, he returned to New York to found the Sachs Collegiate Institute for Boys and Girls, which is today known as the Dwight School. In 1902, Julius Sachs was invited by Dean Russell to join the faculty at Teachers College. His fields included the classics, philology, archeology, and art. Sachs was part of the Committee of Eight who, in 1909, wrote a new curriculum for teaching history which became a model for teaching social studies in the elementary grades.
Dr. and Mrs. Julius Sachs established the lecture series in 1924 with the purpose of making it possible to bring distinguished visiting lecturers to campus, chosen by the Dean, to deliver lectures "on some phase of education best suited to promotion of progress in secondary education."
Action! Equity and Social Justice
The Struggle for the Soul of Teaching and Teacher Education: Imagining a More Democratic Future for Teacher Preparation in the U.S.
Transforming the Landscape of Teacher Education: Possible Futures for the Profession and Universities Working Together
Moving Towards an Equity and Social Justice Agenda in the Preparation of Teacher Educators
Advancing Teacher Education's Engagement with issues of Race, Racism, & Racial Justice: Working at the Intersections and Tensions of Social Theory and the Learning Sciences
Ed Reform’ and Teacher Education: The Policy Paradigm that Is Reforming (Deforming?) Teacher Preparation in the U.S.
Evaluating Teacher Education and Teachers Using Student Assessments: A Deliberate and Destructive Misunderstanding of Teachers’ Effects
Navigate, Regenerate, and Agitate: The Politics, Purpose, and Pedagogy of Teacher Educator Preparation
Ryan S. J. D. Baker
Educational Data Mining: Predict the Future, Change the Future
Re-imagining Teacher Education in a Shifting Landscape
- On Exposure to Discrimination
-When Some Are More Equal Than Others: Equalizing Opportunity in a Resistant Society
-Social Sabotage: The Persistence of Societal Dysfunctions Despite Our Best Efforts
Something Imagined, Not Recalled: Leading America's Schools Beyond their Maximum Lifespan
Accountability and Closing the Gap
Around and About the Limits of Education
Why Is It So Hard to Get Good Schools?
Amy Stuart Wells
David Charles Berliner
Henry M. Levin
A Dream for All Children: Accelerated Schools; Educational Vouchers: Arming Ourselves for the Current Debate
Untaught Lessons: Three Teachers Recalled
Education and the Art of Living
Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery of Alemein
Education for Leadership
The Secondary School Curriculum
Public Education and the Structure of American Society
The French Conception of -'Culture Generale' and its Influence Upon Instruction
Challenging Problems in American Schools of Education
Secondary Education and Teacher Training in Germany
Outlook in Secondary Education
Contrasts in Education