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Congratulations to Prof. Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz!

Join us in congratulating English Education's Professor Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz, one of the recipients of this year's Elaine Brantley Memorial Award for Community & Civility. The Elaine Brantley Memorial Award for Community & Civility seeks to recognize Teachers College employees who, by virtue of their daily efforts go beyond the expectations of their position, promote a …

Posted 25 months ago by Elizabeth Sanders

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Poetry in Motion

Written by Stephen Kroll; originally published by the TC Media Center. On a recent hot afternoon between TC’s two summer sessions, I joined doctoral and master’s students from TC’s Arts and Humanities Department, along with a few seasoned New York City schoolteachers, in listening as Pat Zumhagen, Lecturer in English Education, talked about using drama, …

Posted 26 months ago by Elizabeth Sanders

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INSTEP learns to linger with the Lincoln Center Institute

“What do you notice?” asked Jean Taylor.  Sitting in a large circle, the students and faculty of the Teaching of English INSTEP MA program gazed intently at a photograph.  “It’s okay to be very simple when we start describing things,” Taylor reassured the group. (more...)

Posted 26 months ago by Elizabeth Sanders

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Websites to support digital literacies in English ed

From the 2010 Convention in Orlando, FL

Posted 38 months ago by Gail Russell

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Three Shakespeare Plays, Recorded Live! at the Globe in theaters this summer

Posted 38 months ago by Gail Russell

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Fieldwork Reflections: Michael Kieffer

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 41 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Fieldwork Reflections: Linda Christensen

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 41 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Interpreting Poetry Through the Visual and Performing Arts

Check out this great event at the Creativity Symposium next week!

It has been said that poetry is meant to be performed. When we deliver poems out loud, to an audience, they take on a whole new life. The energy and emotion that a live poem exudes is altogether different than that of a poem read silently to oneself. As one of the Symposium’s Thursday …

Posted 41 months ago by Ravi Ahmad

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Fieldwork Reflections: Philosophy in Schools

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 42 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Fieldwork Reflections: Nicole Callahan

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 43 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Fieldwork Reflections: Cliff Lee

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 43 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Fieldwork Reflections: Marc Hill

The Teaching of English M.A. program at Teachers College offers a bi-weekly workshop series and colloquium for all student teachers in the program. The goal is to connect M.A. students with the work of master teachers and leaders in English education in ways that will inspire them to implement innovative instructional practices in their own …

Posted 43 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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SPI Institute: New Recipes for Writing

The Student Press Initiative at Teachers College, Columbia University is currently gearing up for its 2011 Summer Institute. (See < I had the chance to participate in the inaugural summer institute last July, and I wanted to make a plug for this extraordinary, weeklong program. I know that the institute helped me to re-envision the …

Posted 44 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Marc Lamont Hill: Finding Possibilities at the Intersections

Last week I was fortunate enough to sit down for an interview with Marc Lamont Hill, Associate Professor of English Education at Teachers College.  In this 30-minute podcast, Dr. Hill discusses his journey to Teachers College, the people and places that shape his thinking, and his goals for public intellectual work.  He also takes a …

Posted 47 months ago by Karin Van Orman

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Brooke Schechner // What I Remember From Orientation

Brooke Schechner, second-year M.A. student in the Teaching of English, recalls a tumultuous first day at Teachers College and offers some words of reassurance for new students. Professor: “So, are you doing the 34, 36, 38 point program?” Me: “Ugh, Mom…. which one am I doing?” That’s right, I brought my mom to orientation. Despite …

Posted 48 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Foundations for Literate Youth Internship Opportunity

If you're interested in literacy, Foundations for Literate Youth might have the perfect internship for you.  The organization needs a tutor to deliver a literacy program to six or seven 6th graders Monday through Thursday, 4-6pm.  The position pays $20/hour.  I've listed some of the responsibilities below, but please download the intern description (PDF) for …

Posted 48 months ago by Karin Van Orman

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From Sheridan Blau: Join the National Council of Teachers of English!

This message was written by Sheridan Blau, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Teachers College English Education Program. Every student in our masters and doctoral programs should be a member of the National Council of Teachers of English. Membership in NCTE is a first step for every English teacher or prospective English teacher in …

Posted 48 months ago by Karin Van Orman

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The Education of a Close Reader, Part II

Continued from Previous Post: The Education of a Close Reader, Part I My sixth and eighth grade English teachers were unabashed grammar mavens, united in their quest to resolve pronominal disagreements and to untangle all the world’s misplaced modifiers. Indirectly, their teaching whet my emerging appetite for close reading. At the beginning of each class, …

Posted 48 months ago by Andrew Rejan

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Savor TC—Theory, Practice, and Community // Saadia H. Khalid

It is difficult to put into words all there is to remember, all there is to savor about the next few semesters of your educational life.  So I will begin, then, by saying that there is much to remember, much to savor, and hope that you will consider this at the start. I began at …

Posted 48 months ago by saadia k

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