Stressed out with midterms? Make sure you take a break to enjoy autumn in New York!!
TESOL Workshop: Tech/No Tech: Using Media in Writing Activities with Michelle Stabler-Havener and Brian Carroll • October 28, 10am-3pm $150 General Admission $80 for TCP Alumni Register at tc.edu/tesolcertificate/workshops • This workshop will present tech and no-tech ideas for designing writing activities using media in English language instruction. • In the no-tech section of the workshop, participants will practice creating genre-specific writing activity plans that incorporate pictures and music. The tech portion will focus on setting up a free learning management system in order to facilitate online collaborative writing assignments. All participants will be granted 0.4 Continuing Education Unites. This workshop is 5 hours long with a 1-hour lunch break. • Michelle Stabler-Havener is a Teaching Fellow at the TESOL Certificate Program at Teachers College. She has taught ESL and EFL as well as worked as a teacher trainer in the US and abroad. She was also a Senior English Language Fellow for the US department of State. Brian Carroll is a Teaching Fellow at the Community Language Program at Teachers College. He has worked as an EFL teacher in the US and abroad and has taught ESL for CCNY and other NY schools in addition to being Head of Teaching and Technology at Embassy CES.
Save The Date!! Monday, November 13, 2017, 6pm-9pm Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater | The Joan Weill Center for Dance 405 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019 The Department of Arts & Humanities hosts its Fall A&H in the City event, which is FREE and open to TC Alumni from the A&H department, on November 13, 2017 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm at the The Joan Weill Center for Dance, home of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Attendees will be led in a movement workshop by Ailey Arts In Education Master Teacher and former company member, Nasha Thomas focusing on Mr. Ailey’s work Night Creature, a fusion of Ailey’s buoyant choreography and Duke Ellington’s sparkling music. Participants will then be part of a thought-provoking discussion with TC Faculty Patricia Martínez-Álvarez (Bilingual/Bicultural Education), Adele Bruni Ashley (English Education and Co-Founder of Literacy Unbound) and Drew Coles (Music Education). Dinner will be served. For more information and to RSVP, please go here: http://bit.ly/2gaQDfH.
Holy smokes! It's #FacultyPhotoFriday again!!! In honor of next week's first History & Ed Colloquium, we feature Program Director and Associate Professor of History & Education, Dr. Cally Waite. To learn more about the Dr. Waite, the Colloquium, and/or the History & Education program, visit http://www.tc.columbia.edu/arts-and-humanities/history/
Calling All Teachers! Looking to earn a 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 20 CTLEs, while developing lessons to teach your students how to engage in a more sustainable world? Our new Professional Development for teachers, Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG15-30), is November 6, 2017 - November 17, 2017, and has synchronous and asynchronous tracks! Teaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG15-30) is a two-week online professional development course based on a set of 17 Global Goals spearheaded by 193 Member States of the United Nations to deal with the most pressing problems facing world societies today—from poverty to infrastructure development, from justice and human rights protections to global warming. Sign up today: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/continuing-professional-studies/programs/all-offerings/teaching-the-sustainable-development-goals/
Take a peek inside Course 4080, which examines the influence of culture in the design and implementation of school instruction. On this particular day, Dr. Chang, Lecturer in BBE, and her class experience a hands-on activity designed to introduce race and color to children in an unbiased way, and reflect on the role of the teacher in creating cultural learning environments. Watch the full video at http://www.tc.columbia.edu/…/bilingual-bicultural-education/