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Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City
Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City Partner: Bette Weneck- Teachers College, Center on History and Education (CHE).
Living and Learning: The History of Education in New York City is a collaboration between Professor Bette Weneck of Teachers College, Center on History and Education (CHE) and CCNMTL. The Living and Learning project supports Professor Weneck's course, The History of Education in New York City, which considers the social...

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Access: Private
Released: February 2015

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Education Leadership Development Experience (ELDEx)
Education Leadership Development Experience (ELDEx) Partner: Dr. Brian K. Perkins, Director- Urban Education Leadership Program
Columbia University Teachers College
A collaboration between the Urban Education Leaders Collaborative (UELC), lead by Dr. Brian Perkins, and CCNMTL, the Education Leadership Development Experience (ELDEx) will be used by UELC facilitators to enhance professional development workshops dealing with various high-stakes topics that are of concern to modern education leaders. ELDEx participants are immersed...

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Released: TBA
In development.
Getting Ready for School
Getting Ready for School Partner: Helena Duch and Kimberly Noble- Mailman School of Public Health
Research shows that young children who are better prepared for school tend to have better results in school and better health outcomes. Socioeconomically disadvantaged children frequently lack access to early childhood education programs, and so they tend to have a poorer grasp of skills necessary for success in school. Getting...

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LEADERS
LEADERS Partner: Catherine Crowley- Teachers College
LEADERS is an online resource designed for practitioners, educators, and families that provides current research, law and policies, and clinical practice to identify and treat disabilities. A primary focus of the resource is to ensure that children and adolescents who are bilingual, minority, or from lower income homes receive competent...

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Access: Open to all
Released: February 2013

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Mathkids
Mathkids Partner: Herb Ginsburg- Teachers College
Mathkids is a collection of videos produced for Professor Herb Ginsburg's "Development of Mathematical Thinking" curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University showing children engaging in mathematical learning activities. This course covers topics ranging from children's informal understanding of basic mathematical concepts to the implications of developmental psychology for formal pedagogy...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2012

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Religious Worlds of New York
Religious Worlds of New York Partner: Henry Goldschmidt- Interfaith Center of New York
Religious Worlds of New York is a collaboration between CCNMTL, the Interfaith Center of New York, and Union Theological Seminary. The project is centered on a three-week summer institute for K-12 instructors exploring new ways to teach students about religious institutions that are part of the fabric of American life....

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Access: Open to all
Released: May 2012

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PRIME
PRIME Partner: Alexander Karp and Erica Walker- Teachers College
PRIME (Problem Solving in Mathematics Education) is an online community that provides strategies and discussion forums for urban teachers of K-12 mathematics. The PRIME website features over 100 math problems that can be easily downloaded and re-purposed by teachers to meet individual classroom needs. Public and private forums on the...

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Access: Open to all
Released: April 2012

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Inclusive Classrooms Project
Inclusive Classrooms Project Partner: Celia Oyler and Britt Hamre- Teachers College
The Inclusive Classrooms Project website supports K-12 teachers striving to make their classrooms and their practices more accessible for all students, including those commonly left out of traditional classroom environments. The website features the first-person stories of practicing New York City teachers who enacted inclusive practices, as well as lesson...

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Access: Open to all
Released: December 2011

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ClassPoP
ClassPoP Partner: Thomas Hatch, Anand Marri- Teachers College
The ClassPoP project is a pilot and research study on the effectiveness of documenting successful teaching practices to help graduate-level education students at Teachers College, Columbia University. ClassPoP, which is short for "Classroom Perspectives on Practice," seeks to determine which aspects of the teaching practice should be represented, how best...

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Access: Open to all
Released: November 2011

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MindUP
MindUP Partner: Hawn Foundation, Celia Oyler- Teachers College
Nov. 25, 2012: This project was cancelled before completion. CCNMTL is creating an online professional development companion to MindUP, a PreK-8 social and emotional learning curriculum recently published by Scholastic, Inc. The online curriculum will be used to train teachers in the MindUP program starting in the fall of 2012....

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Teaching Residents at Teachers College
Teaching Residents at Teachers College Partner: Lin Goodwin- Teachers College
CCNMTL has designed a series of workshops on effective uses of technology in education for students in the Teaching Residents at Teachers College (TR@TC) program, a 14-month graduate-level program funded by the US Department of Education that enables Teachers College students to apprentice with experienced teachers in high-needs classrooms in...

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Access: Private
Released: July 2010

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Global Master's in Development Practice
Global Master's in Development Practice Partner: Jeffrey Sachs- Earth Institute
The Global Master's in Development Practice (MDP) is a two-year degree providing graduate-level students with the skills and knowledge required to better identify and address the global challenges of sustainable development, such as poverty, population, health, conservation, climate change, and agricultural productivity. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation...

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Access: Private
Released: September 2009

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Project Rebirth
Project Rebirth Partner: Faculty and Instructors- Georgetown University, Columbia University, and Project Rebirth
The Project Rebirth educational initiative aims to help students better understand the many dimensions of trauma and recovery following September 11, 2001. The initiative provides faculty partners from Columbia University and Georgetown University with access to hundreds of hours of footage from Project Rebirth, a documentary by filmmaker Jim Whitaker...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2009

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StudyPlace - Education, Communication and Culture
StudyPlace - Education, Communication and Culture Partner: Robbie McClintock- Teachers College
StudyPlace exists to fill a gap in the way universities organize the study of education. As a step towards including education as an academic study in the arts and sciences, StudyPlace will provide an online resource for scholars and students whose interest in education is more academic than professional.

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Access: Open to all
Released: June 2007

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VITAL: Early Childhood Mathematics Education
VITAL: Early Childhood Mathematics Education Partner: Herb Ginsburg- Teachers College
The National Science Foundation is supporting CCNMTL and Herbert P. Ginsburg, Professor of Psychology and Education at Teachers College, with a grant to continue the development of Video Interactions for Teaching and Learning (VITAL): A Learning Environment for Courses in Early Childhood Mathematics Education. The project's main goal is to...

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Released: September 2006
Archived, no longer available.
Teaching Assistant Training Environment
Teaching Assistant Training Environment Partner: Jane Kenefick- Arts and Sciences
In partnership with MIT and Columbia's American Language Program, CCNMTL produced an online learning environment to support novice teaching assistants. TASK, the TA Strategy Kit, is a web-based tool designed to help teaching assistants, new faculty, and novice instructors become better teachers. TASK features short, annotated videos that model good...

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Access: Private
Released: October 2005

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Educational Multimedia Case Constructor (EMCC)
Educational Multimedia Case Constructor (EMCC) Partner: Angela Calabrese Barton- Teachers College
The Educational Multimedia Case Constructor (EMCC) is a web-based learning environment designed to complement Urban Science Education courses at Teachers College, Columbia University. EMCC is comprised of three primary components: a case workspace, a media library, and a case builder. The environment provides education students with opportunities to observe authentic...

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Released: October 2004
Archived, no longer available.
Library Compass
Library Compass Partner: Anice Mills- Library Compass, a resource to develop and enhance academic research skills, was developed by CCNMTL in conjunction with the Columbia University Libraries. It is an online environment that serves as an orientation tool to aid students in honing their research skills for academic scholarship. Through learning activities and detailed explanations,...

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Access: Open to all
Released: January 2004

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Sharing Circles: Skills for Social Decision-Making and Problem Solving
Sharing Circles: Skills for Social Decision-Making and Problem Solving Partner: Robin Stern- Teachers College
Coming together in sharing circles is the first step in developing emotionally safe classroom environments. This is the kind of nurturing climate needed to introduce social decision-making and problem solving skills. Through participating in sharing circles, students develop a sense of responsiveness to other people's feelings and opinions, and they...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2002

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Organizing Engineering Presentations
Organizing Engineering Presentations Partner: Lewis Freeman- School of Engineering and Applied Science
Organization is key to effective presentations. The "Organizing Engineering Presentations" learning environment encourages students to understand the audience's expectations and perspectives, helps them to plan and structured presentation outlines, and prepares them to deliver an effective, well organized presentation....

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2002

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New Teacher Academy
New Teacher Academy Partner: Maureen Cassidy Grolnick- Teachers College
CCNMTL partnered with Teachers College Innovations to produce a prototype for their New Teacher Academy launch page. Two elements from the launch page were developed. The first, "Multiculture in the Making" is a 20-minute online learning experience that introduces the challenges of teaching about and across social and cultural differences....

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Access: Open to all
Released: March 2002

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Experimental Digital Classroom
Experimental Digital Classroom The Experimental Digital Classroom is located in 308 Lewisohn Hall. This seminar-sized classroom with a capacity of 18 has been outfitted with communications and presentation capabilities that enable the instructor to use technology transparently. The focal point is a SmartTech SmartBoard device featuring a touch-screen annotation system and its related...

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Access: Open to all
Released: September 2001

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Digital Learning Communities: Democracy Through Education
Digital Learning Communities: Democracy Through Education Partner: Robbie McClintock- Teachers College
Digital Learning Communities: Promoting Democracy Through Education shows how the work of educators can be transformational. As we renew our progressive bond with posterity, we must recognize the power of digital communications, and discover and invent ways to use all our resources to help posterity achieve more coherent, momentous measures...

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Access: Columbia only
Released: September 2001

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