Teachers College, Columbia University News: Curriculum http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news News at Teachers College, Columbia University en-us Copyright 2014 Teachers College, Columbia University webmaster@tc.columbia.eduacquaro@exchange.tc.columbia.edu https://www.tc.columbia.edu/images/tclogo.gif Teachers College, Columbia University http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news TC Joins with the Tyler Clementi Foundation to Offer LGBTQ Diversity Scholarship http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9387 1/22/2014 I do see progress -- were more aware now of the negative outcomes of our words and actions. But there is much more to be done, Jane Clementi said at a TC panel discussion in November. TC Joins with the Tyler Clementi Foundation to Offer LGBTQ Diversity Scholarship Hechinger Report Takes an In-Depth Look at the Common Core http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9227 10/18/2013 The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, education news organization at TC, has published a series of stories about the new common core, and what it will mean for teachers and students. Hechinger Report Takes an In-Depth Look at the Common Core Learning, with Interest http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9169 8/2/2013 High school teachers gather at TC for a workshop on teaching financial literacy Learning, with Interest Emdin Chats With the Chronicle About Science Rap http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9154 7/17/2013 The Assistant Professor of Science Education says his science rap project helps create a more scientifically literate populace. Emdin Chats With the Chronicle About Science Rap Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. Judges Choose Winning Science Rap http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9099 6/26/2013 Jabari Johnson, a senior at Urban Assembly High School in Harlem, won the final Science Genius competition at TC with a rap about a physics formula A Summer TESOL Program is Drawing Many Career Changers http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8997 5/3/2013 The 2013 Teachers College TESOL summer certificate program is drawing many applicants like Joy, a successful book designer who, when she volunteered at a local literacy center, had no idea that she was taking the first step into a new career. A Summer TESOL Program is Drawing Many Career Changers Learning Progressions: A New Way to Teach and Learn Science http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8826 1/24/2013 In Science magazine, Rutgers Ravit Duncan and TCs Ann Rivet review radical proposed changes to K-12 science curricula. Learning Progressions: A New Way to Teach and Learn Science Using Schools to Stop School Bullying http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8817 1/16/2013 At a national bullying summit held at Teachers College, educators learned that anti-bullying efforts must be embedded in teaching Using Schools to Stop School Bullying How Faith Heals http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8761 12/7/2012 Half a century ago, people were asking, Is God dead? Now TC is offering a new masters degree program in spirituality and psychology How Faith Heals Teachers College Collaborates on Study Guide for YoungArts MasterClass Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8704 10/26/2012 The study guide is available for free download at EdLab site; teacher trainings offered this fall in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami Teachers College Collaborates on Study Guide for YoungArts MasterClass Program She Bops! http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8651 8/20/2012 Whether through Jazz at Lincoln Center or at TCs Rita Gold Center, Lori Custodero practices a teaching style thats is all about tuning into kids She Bops! Conducting the Orchestra Instead of Fiddling While Rome Burns http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8639 8/2/2012 At TCs annual Superintendents Work Conference, a call for bold innovation from the district podium Conducting the Orchestra Instead of Fiddling While Rome Burns TCs Summer Principals Academy Expands Southward http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8615 7/17/2012 A new masters degree program in New Orleans is timed to southern school schedules TCs Summer Principals Academy Expands Southward Ted Dimon to Teach Summer Course at TC on Mind/Body Unity http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8597 6/22/2012 Six-week class led by Alexander Technique expert will range from kinesthetic awareness to the control of habit Ted Dimon to Teach Summer Course at TC on Mind/Body Unity WNYC and SchoolBook: Brooklyn Teacher and Principal Like TCs Reading and Writing Project http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8579 6/1/2012 WNYCs audio a href=http://www.nytimes.com/schoolbook/2012/06/01/teacher-training-programs-lack-oversight/story/a says teacher professional development programs from outside vendors lack oversight, but a Brooklyn principal and teacher say the TC literacy program helps them improve and stay current on best practices. WNYC and SchoolBook: Brooklyn Teacher and Principal Like TCs Reading and Writing Project Gamification in Education Paper by TCs Joey Lee and Jessica Hammer, Cited by Inside HigherEd http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8569 5/22/2012 The paper says educational games in the classroom can excite and motivate students, but also drain teacher resources. Gamification in Education Paper by TCs Joey Lee and Jessica Hammer, Cited by Inside HigherEd TCs New Federal Budget Curriculum in Edweeks Curriculum Matters http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8525 5/2/2012 A new, interdisciplinary curriculum on the federal budget released on May 2 is covered in Edweeks Curriculum Matters blog. TCs New Federal Budget Curriculum in Edweeks Curriculum Matters Teaching a 9/11 Documentary in the Classroom http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7896 3/2/2011 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. Teaching a 9/11 Documentary in the Classroom TC Receives $1 Million Grant to Create Study Guide for the HBO Series Masterclass http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7815 12/20/2010 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. TC Receives $1 Million Grant to Create Study Guide for the HBO Series Masterclass Let Freedom Swing wins the Cine Golden Eagle Award http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7756 12/13/2010 The multi-media curriculum about jazz and the Constitution, a collaboration of TCs Margaret Crocco, Chair of the Arts and Humanities Department, and social studies instructor Ellen Livingston, with Jazz at Lincoln Center and The Documentary Group. Let Freedom Swing wins the Cine Golden Eagle Award TC to Host Conference on Spirituality and Healing http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7714 11/18/2010 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. TC to Host Conference on Spirituality and Healing TC LECTURER WINS FUNDS TO TRAIN TEACHERS IN TOLERANCE http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7710 11/15/2010 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 LECTURER WINS FUNDS TO TRAIN TEACHERS IN TOLERANCE Plaudits for an Online Degree Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7696 10/26/2010 TCs online masters degree program in Computing and Education has been rated the nations best online graduate education degree by a href = http://www.geteducated.com GetEducated.Co/a, a consumer group that publishes online college rankings and university ratings. The ranking has been reported on the Web site for a href = http://www.kiplinger.com/magazine/archives/grad-degrees-from-a-distance.htmlKiplingers/a, the Washington, D.C.-based publisher of business forecasts and personal finance advice. Plaudits for an Online Degree Program New Curriculum From TC Investigates Democracy Through Jazz http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7687 10/13/2010 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. New Curriculum From TC Investigates Democracy Through Jazz NASA Science Teaching Certificate Fellowships Open http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7665 10/4/2010 Endeavor Project Fellows receive a Certificate in STEM Education granted by Teachers College NASA Science Teaching Certificate Fellowships Open Using Data from Space to Improve Instruction in the Classroom http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7392 3/22/2010 NASAs 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. Using Data from Space to Improve Instruction in the Classroom Teaching Kids About the National Debt http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7347 2/4/2010 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. Teaching Kids About the National Debt TC to Debut New Curriculum on Vietnam War http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7072 6/19/2009 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 to Debut New Curriculum on Vietnam War Next Up From the TC Curriculum Experts: Vietnam and the Media http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6978 4/29/2009 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. Next Up From the TC Curriculum Experts: Vietnam and the Media Business, But Not as Usual http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6874 2/9/2009 A joint coaching program with Columbia for corporate executives reflects the new direction at CEOandI Business, But Not as Usual Summer Principals Leadership Academy Learns It Takes Two To Tango -- Leaders And Followers http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6723 10/27/2008 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. Summer Principals Leadership Academy Learns It Takes Two To Tango -- Leaders And Followers Teaching the Diaspora on the Big Screen http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6408 10/18/2007 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 wasnt long, however, before he realized that adults were eager to watch the films. Teaching the Diaspora on the Big Screen Launching Levees http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6352 9/7/2007 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. Launching Levees Launch Event Celebrates TCs Levees Curriculum http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6305 7/22/2007 On Thursday, September 6th, TC will celebrate the launch of the curriculum created by its faculty, staff and students for use with Spike Lees HBO documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts. Launch Event Celebrates TCs Levees Curriculum TCs First Online Masters Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6299 7/19/2007 As a former elementary school teacher, Jean-Anne ONeill is tired of waiting around for education to reform itself. Technology is the key to improvement, she says-not merely a potential amplifier for what already exists, but a tool that can radically change what teachers and students do in schools and how they do it. TCs First Online Masters Program Going Live: TCs First Online Masters Degree Program http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6273 7/3/2007 A new online Masters degree program in Computing and Education will be offered for the first time this coming fall through a collaboration between TCs Department of Math, Science and Technology, Center for Technology and School Change (CTSC) and Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation (CEOandI). Going Live: TCs First Online Masters Degree Program Principals for Success http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6240 6/15/2007 For anyone ever sent downstairs as a kid to tremble before the majesty of the throne, the group of future school leaders that Craig Richards was leading through exercises in Milbank Chapel one hot July morning last summer looked decidedly un-principal-like. Principals for Success How Can Schools Teach Citizenship? What Would That Really Look Like? http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6194 5/8/2007 Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. - George Santayana The power of Spike Lees four-hour HBO documentary, When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts, is not simply its kaleidoscopic rendering of Hurricane Katrina and the enormity of its ongoing impact. The film also painfully captures the sense of Santayanas words, leaving viewers to ask: How could this happen in the richest nation in the world? What should we learn from this? What do we need to do differently next time? How Can Schools Teach Citizenship? What Would That Really Look Like? Library 2.0: Its All Happening at the Gottesman http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=6104 4/12/2007 New services are just one part of how the library has changed since Trustee Ruth Gottesman wrote the check that began its renovation. Theres a look and feel about the five floors of Russell Hall that say, very clearly, that this isnt just a facility for storing books, but instead, a place where people engage and things happen. Library 2.0: Its All Happening at the Gottesman Tactics for What They Teach http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=5841 9/20/2006 When it comes to teaching, Chandra Williams will be the first to tell you that idealism isnt enough. Tactics for What They Teach The Long Way Home - The Making of a Teacher http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=5386 11/17/2005 3:48:17 PM Its Tuesday night, April 26th. Carley Fisher-Maltese has been wearing the same clothes since Sunday. Somewhere along the way, she planned to go back to New Jersey to her house, her husband and five pets. Instead, with her second semester as a Curriculum and Teaching student at Teachers College drawing to a close, shes scrambling to finish her last project. She and four other students are completing a two-year social studies curriculum for their core class. Amid the detritus of a hard nights work - snacks, juice, a pillow and blanket - they talk animatedly about their project. The Long Way Home - The Making of a Teacher Helping the Best Get Better http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=7562 Through a chance business assignment, Chuck Cahn came to understand the importance of effective school principals. He decided to start a program to support them. Helping the Best Get Better