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Teacher Education Reinvented (read all posts)

Teacher Education Reinvented

We're here to address today’s challenges to systemic issues in the preparation and retention of qualified teachers.

  • Teacher Education: From Revolution to Evolution

    How are teachers taught? What kind of formal education do educators receive? Are new teachers being adequately prepared for the needs of the typical public school classroom – which almost by definition is likely to be untypical because of demographic shifts, uncertain budgets, and rapidly evolving instructional technologies?

    Published: Wednesday, February 10th 2016 01:00 PM
  • What Makes a Good Teacher?

    A commitment to students is an obvious part of a good teacher’s professional approach. But what about loving discernment? Openness? Transformation? David Kirkland, associate professor of English education, details the sometimes-unexpected qualities he believes help teachers rise above the ordinary and actively engage their students in learning and in life. Here’s an edited transcript of...

    Published: Wednesday, January 13th 2016 08:34 PM

Jameelah Johnson - Teaching English as a Second Language (read all posts)

Jameelah Johnson - Teaching English as a Second Language

Jameelah is a graduate student our TESOL program and also tutoring NYC students after school as part of the America Reads program. Read about her experiences!

  • Too Much Going On!

    I seem pretty upbeat on here, don't I? Well, life in graduate school has its ups and downs. And I have been going through it! It is finals time...and I have presentations, papers, and formal finals to complete. I'm pretty...

    Published: Saturday, December 10th 2011 04:19 PM
  • Fridays Are Fun!

    Maybe it's the day, maybe it's the month, who knows?! This past Friday (better known as "yesterday) was nothing but crazy fun madness at the middle school. It's so hard to focus on grading when one of the teachers buys...

    Published: Sunday, December 4th 2011 03:24 AM

The Village Bite - Nutrition and Dietetics (read all posts)

The Village Bite - Nutrition and Dietetics

The life and times of Sarah, a master's student in our Nutrition and Dietetics Program. Everything from food policy to recipes.

  • Help Support ADA

    Hello all! If you're involved in the nutrition world at all, you may have heard about the CMS statement on pediatric counseling for obesity. If you're not familiar, fear not. I am here to educate. Esentially, CMS determined it will...

    Published: Friday, December 9th 2011 06:56 PM
  • Quantum Leap Delicious

    Remember a few weeks ago how I posted about my favorite brunch spots? Add this guy to the list: Quantum Leap Foods Just had brunch there with a friend (also in NYU's Nutrition program), and we are OBSESSED! This was...

    Published: Thursday, December 8th 2011 07:55 PM