Teachers College, Columbia University News: International 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 Sign of the Times: Symposium highlights Latin Americas growing mathematics prowess http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9718 10/24/2014 Leadership in mathematics education may still be dominated by the United States and Europe, but math researchers, teachers and students in Latin America and the Caribbean are asserting themselves on the global stage. The region is now home to a wealth of journals and organizations for mathematics researchers and educators, and has seen an explosion of virtual communities and information sharing along with a revitalization of math education programs. In 2014, symbolizing this wholesale transformation, 35-year-old Artur Avila of Brazil became Latin Americas first recipient of the prestigious Fields medal for his work in the area of chaos theory. Sign of the Times: Symposium highlights Latin Americas growing mathematics prowess Teaching About the Wider World: TC launches a unique program to help U.S. teachers think globally http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9642 9/8/2014 Teaching About the Wider World: TC launches a unique program to help U.S. teachers think globally TCs Burton Honored With Distinguished Professorship by South China Normal University http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9625 8/15/2014 TCs Burton Honored With Distinguished Professorship by South China Normal University Half a Million Served: TC Helps Prepare a Generation of Leaders in the Global South http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9585 7/1/2014 Half a Million Served: TC Helps Prepare a Generation of Leaders in the Global South Faculty Member Lesley Bartlett and Alumna Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive CIES National Book Award http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9421 3/4/2014 emRefugees, Immigrants and Education in the Global South/em, which includes six chapters authored or coauthored by TC graduates or doctoral students, questions the distinctions between immigrant and refugee. Faculty Member Lesley Bartlett and Alumna Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher to Receive CIES National Book Award Bulgaria Was In the House http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9288 11/18/2013 During a three-week visit to Teachers College in October, 15 Bulgarian high school teachers engaged with technology as a way to rethink their practice. Bulgaria Was In the House TCs Xiaodong Lin to Play Key Role in Chinas Effort to Educate Its Minorities http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=9196 9/19/2013 Xiaodong Lin, a TC faculty member who is an authority on cognition, culture and technology, has been named Director of the Advisory Board of Research for Chinas new National Research Center for Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Education. TCs Xiaodong Lin to Play Key Role in Chinas Effort to Educate Its Minorities TC Student: East Asia Becoming Major Player in Foreign Student Intake http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8917 3/25/2013 Ryan M. Allen, a masters student in Politics and Education, writes in University World News that China, South Korea, Taiwan and Japan are catching up to the US and UK in educating foreign students. TC Student: East Asia Becoming Major Player in Foreign Student Intake Derald Wing Sue Named to UNESCO Multicultural Effort http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8680 9/21/2012 Derald Wing Sue, TC Professor of Psychology and Education, has been named by the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to serve on a 10-member advisory panel for the Teaching Respect for All project, an effort to develop a global curriculum designed to foster racial, ethnic and multicultural tolerance among children ages 10 to 16. Derald Wing Sue Named to UNESCO Multicultural Effort International Education Summit Cites TC for its brWork With Singapore http://www.TC.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8617 7/17/2012 A partnership aimed at creating 21st-century skills in math and science teaching garners notice as a global best practice. International Education Summit Cites TC for its brWork With Singapore