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World as Classroom: A New Everett Cafe Book Display 

A major attraction to working at Teachers College is our international student body and depth and breadth of our faculty in their work across the globe. Interestingly, our students come from all over, faculty members consistently engage in international initiatives, and staff is dedicated to training teachers who have served abroad (Peace Corps Fellows) and plan …

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Teaching With Vision: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Standards-Based Classrooms 

Title: Teaching With Vision: Culturally Responsive Teaching in Standards-Based Classrooms Editors: Sleeter, Christine E. and Catherine Cornbleth Publisher: Teachers College Press Call No.: LB1025.3 .T4393 2011 From the Publisher: In Teaching with Vision, two respected scholars in teaching for social justice have gathered teachers from across the country to describe rich examples of extraordinary practice. This collection showcases the …

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Balancing change and tradition in global education reform 

Title: Balancing change and tradition in global education reform Editor: Iris C. Rotberg Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education Check it out: LB43 .G56 2010 From the Publisher: In Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform, Rotberg brings together examples of current education reforms in sixteen countries, written by "insiders". This book goes beyond myths and …

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Unequal Fortunes  ☆

Ms. Laura Scheiber, Ph.D. candidate, and Juan Carlos Reyes, Executive Assistant to the President of Teachers College, on Tuesday, September 14th, read from and discussed the compelling book, Unequal Fortunes: Snapshots from the South Bronx, (Teachers College Press, June 2010). The book, which was co-authored with President Emeritus Arthur Levine, is a highly personal account …

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Doing Race 

With the goal of illuminating our trouble in talking about race, Stanford University professors Hazel Markus and Paula Moya, of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity,  conducted an engaging talk drawn from their newly published volume Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st Century (W.W. Norton, Inc., 2010). Their acclaimed, edited work …

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