Teachers College, Columbia University News: Volume 36, No. 2 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 Robots That Get it Wrong http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8499 To err is human -- but machines can do it, too. Sandra Okita believes we can learn from their mistakes Hervé Varenne: Technology's Lessons for Learning http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8495 Did anybody dare predict that so many would learn so much with so little expert guidance? Sorting Out Who's Who http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8520 Matthew Pittinsky and Parchment inc. are revolutionizing the analysis of academic credentials Learning By Doing 2.0 http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8511 John Black and his students are leaders in exploring technology that makes use of grounded cognition President's Letter http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8491 Presidents Letter Learning From Scratch http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8512 A user-friendly design and programming language has gone viral, with help from some advocates at TC First Editions: Members of the TC Community in Print http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8492 First Editions: Members of the TC Community in Print News and#64; TC http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8493 News @ TC Howard Budin: High Tech, Low Expectations http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8494 The new tools are only as good as the educational models that employ them Lalitha Vasudevan: Toward a Multimodal Stance in Pedagogy http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8496 Educators can no longer engage students by print or linguistic means alone Anne Welsh McNulty: The School of the Future http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8497 A charter network models a marriage between technology and traditional teaching Gary Natriello: Uniting Our House behind Education Technology http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8498 Gary Natriello: Uniting Our House behind Education Technology Givingand#64;TC: Supporting Students through the TC Fund http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8500 Supporting students through the TC Fund Gold Rush! New Technology Mines Students' Minds http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8501 TC President Susan Fuhrman has convened an effort to bolster a formalized field of educational data-mining Pushing the Right Buttons http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8502 Teachers have long struggled to understand the learning issues of each individual student. Now technology is helping them do the job. Who knew? How Old Are You Now? http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8503 Asking the right questions to assess math knowledge in kids Cheap Data http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8504 A repository for information generated by the new education technologies stands as a model for the field Why We Still Need Humans Dept. http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8505 States were collecting a mountain of school data that no one looked at. Priscilla Wohlstetter is using it to learn what makes charter schools tick Betting They'd Rather Play Than Smoke http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8506 A digital game developed by TC students could help end that three-pack-a-day habit Learning Because We Want To http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8507 Chuck Kinzer uses technology to understand the role of motivation in education Helping Non-native Speakers Write Academic English http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8508 Software that taps emotions and explicates a mysterious process Game for Learning http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8509 By gamifying science and other subjects, Joey Lee is getting students to take an active approach to their learning Friend of the College: Thinking It Through http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8513 Jack Hyland is the adviser wed all like to have Alumni News http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8514 Alumni News Class notes http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8515 Class notes Learning By Teaching http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8516 Daniel Schwartz (TC 88, 92) has created software that puts students in the drivers seat Empirically Speaking http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8517 As President and COO Of Wireless Generation, Josh Reibel has learned to follow the data Putting The World At Their Fingertips http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8518 Karen Gourgey (Ed.D., 83) champions the use of tactile maps and other tools that help people who are blind or visually impaired If At First You Don't Succeed... http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8519 ... you may be the better for it, argues Manu Kapur Putting Kids On The Case http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8521 To engage young people in learning, Jack McGourty poses real-world problems ranging from designing a robot to running a business (De)Vice Squad Leader http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8522 Nabeel Ahmad (Ed.D., 09, Instructional Technology and Media) believes everyone has something to learn from mobile apps Alice Wilder: Learning Anytime, Anywhere http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news/article.htm?id=8523 Alice Wilder is an award-winning developer of educational childrens media who talks and listens to kids and represents their voices throughout production.