The source for news, events and people at Teachers College, Columbia University February 2010 Volume 15 Number 5
The source for news, events and people at Teachers College,
February 2010 Volume 15 Number 5
NEXT ISSUE: March 2010
DEADLINE: February 12, 2010
In this issue:
Stimulating Equity? The Impact of the Federal Stimulus Act on Educational
TC event asks if states are using federal stimulus money as intended
Teaching Kids About the National Debt
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.
Translating Writer’s Block Into Writing
A blend of TC’s technology and language expertise could help non-native English speaking young writers put pen to paper
Visions Festival Moves From Macy to
“Visions in New York City,” the exhibition of short films and videos mounted at the Macy Art Gallery and Milbank Chapel in November, was selected for inclusion at the eighth annual Art Basel-Miami Verge Fair, which ran from December 3-6. “Visions” features the work of recognized and emergent artists including several pieces by TC students, alumni and professors.
Philosophy in the Trenches
volunteers are helping high school students ponder the meaning of it all Columbia
Bubbling With Thought
TC Education Technology Specialist Judith Cramer has introduced faculty and students to Comic Life and other (cheap) technologies
At Work: Angelo Miranda, Ed.D.
A renaissance man spreads good vibes
Student Profile: Gaming Geek with the Gift of Gab
Phillip Stewart is a technophile who can really explain stuff. Even physics
Alumna is Named Director of TC Annual Fund
Susan Scherman earned her Masters degree in Music and Music Education from Teachers College
One Busy Spring
TC’s second annual Academic Festival tops the a long list of big events at the College coming up in the next couple of months
TC Campus News
Teachers College would like to welcome new employees and wish happy anniversaries to those full-time employees who have provided 10 or more years of service to TC and whose anniversary took place in December.
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