Abby M. O'Neill Gives $11 Million to Teachers College for Scholarship SupportA gift that reflects a passion for supporting aspiring New York City teachers [more]
Honorees are Set for TC's 2013 ConvocationMerryl Tisch, Thomas Friedman and Lee Sing Kong will speak after receiving TC’s Medal for Distinguished Service. Read more...
Honoring a Legacy for Generations to ComeThe fifth annual iteration of the College’s signature homecoming event – themed “Celebrating a Tradition for Tomorrow” in recognition of TC’s 125th anniversary – was designed to “reflect our goal to honor and advance the TC legacy for generations to come” read more...
More Words Up next in TC's "Mini Moments with Big Thinkers" series are international education scholar Gita Steiner-Khamsi; early childhood education expert Celia Genishi; school equity and finance authority Michael Rebell; Nahas Angula (Ed.M., 1979; M.A., 1978), former Prime Minister of Namibia; and psychologist Derald Wing Sue.
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A Banner Year ContinuesFirst it was the bus shelters, now it's the streets. The first in an ongoing series of banners celebrating the College's academic strengths and alumni have gone up along Broadway, between 110th and 114th Sts. and again between 118th and 120th Sts. and on 120th between Broadway and Amsterdam Ave. Read More...
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Wealthy, Suburban Children Experience Substance Abuse, Depression and Anxiety at a Higher Rate than Inner-City Kids.
Research by Suniya Luthar, Professor of Psychology and Education, finds that the ever-escalating pressure on children to succeed has fostered an "at-risk" group afraid of falling behind.
Alumnus Corey Emanuel has written a children's book about a boy who learns what it means to be President
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.
Coverdell fellowship at TC has graduated more than 700 returning Peace Corps volunteers to teach in NYC schools
This article describes the innovative methodology underpinning a collaboration between university researchers and teachers working together to analyze and develop theory and practice concerning classroom dialogue in the context of technology use. Implications for wider use and adaptation of our coinquiry process and the substantive outcomes are also discussed.
In this article, the author uses the qualitative method of portraiture to explore the tension between the promises and perils associated with digital media in the context of one college student's daily experiences. The author considers the developmental and social implications of growing up in a digital era, as well as opportunities for educational intervention.
High-stakes tests and testing policies are now being reinforced with value-added teacher assessment. But gains in tests scores from one year to the next are not the only value that teachers add. Forty years of data from the National Opinion Research Center suggests that teachers' own values may help stabilize our increasingly unsteady democracy.
The editors of the Teachers College Record are pleased to announce the NSSE Yearbooks for 2013.
For 110 years, Teachers College Press has addressed the ideas that matter most to educators, opening and expanding the dialogue between theory and practice.
Pasi Sahlberg's "Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?" won the 2013 Grawemeyer Award in Education, following up on Linda Darling-Hammond's 2012 win for "The Flat World in Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future".
Author booksigning times are live at www.tcpress.com/authors_events.html. Follow us on Twitter to get up-to-date information about booksignings, discounts, and more: @tcpress #AERA2013.
TCP author Anita Pandey speaks with Amy Kiley of WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio's show, Lake Effect, about her book Language Building Blocks.
Susan B. Neuman and Donna C. Celano's "Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance" gains an Honorable Mention in the Education category.
An exploration of Schmidt and McKnight's "Inequality for All: The Challenge of Unequal Opportunity in American Schools" featured as lead story in American Educator's Spring 2013 Issue.
Pasi Sahlberg's "Finnish Lessons" was featured in the International Review of Education (pdf available for download).
Three TCP books finaled in the education category: Giving Our Children a Fighting Chance by Neuman and Celano, Professional Capital by Andy Hargreaves and Michael Fullan, and We Don't Need Another Hero by Greg Michie.
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