Accomplishments & AnnouncementsBy mst • Jul 31st, 2012 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements
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Accomplishments & Announcements
Mr. Phillip Boda, Science Education Ed.M. 2014, Abstract accepted for a 1-hour interactive break-out session on an inquiry-based pedagogical strategy to use student prior knowledge and personal interest as tools to develop curricular maps for specific student populations. Breakout session consists of participants being active learners of the strategy, as it would be enacted in their classroom to provide more comprehensive understanding of how it might be performed by the students and mediated by the teacher.
Dr. Anthony Cocciolo, CCTE Ed.D. 2009 graduate, Dr. Cocicolo was featured in the New York Daily News about his project, German Traces NYC. German Traces NYC is a mobile, augmented reality experience designed to let learners explore German cultural heritage in New York City. The article is available online at: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/real-estate/das-east-village-mobile-site-traces-nabe-german-roots-article-1.1044652.
Thomas Covotsos, Professor in Science Education was highlighted in an article, “Why Teachers Matter,” is most inspirational moments of his career. For More information visit: http://ahopefulsign.com/making-to-difference/thomas-covostos-why-teachers-matter.
Mathematics Education Program, 2012 Yearbook of International Mathematics Education: A collection of essays about mathematics education in eight nations by current program students to appeared in late June.
Reshan Richards, CCTE Ed.D. 2013, Explain Everything, an interactive whiteboard screencasting App for iPad, whose development was largely informed by Reshan’s research interests, was published on the Apple App Store in August and has reached 50,000 downloads worldwide. Check out www.explaineverything.com to learn more.
Dr. Erica N. Walker, Professor of Mathematics Education, “This book studies what math students do, how they do it, and what support they need to disengage themselves from our national caste system as it manifests itself through educational inequality.” —From the Foreword by Bob Moses published a book titled, “Building Mathematics Learning Communities is an insightful and informative account of what is required to raise the math performance of students, not only in urban high schools, but in all high schools. Walker provides a blueprint for changing the way urban students should be served in mathematics classrooms and beyond, and offers explicit perspectives and strategies for closing the achievement gap. This is a must-read for the mathematics education community.” —Lee V. Stiff, professor, mathematics education, North Carolina State University; past president, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. For more information visit: http://www.tc.edu/mst/index.asp?Id=Announcements&Info=Dr%2E+Walker%27s+New+Book+%22Building+Mathematics+Learning+Communities%22.
Sonam Tobgye, Science Education M.A., 2012 graduate, was one of the students highlighted on the graduation Video. To read the article and view the video, please visit: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/news.htm?articleID=8547.