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Higher education is often seen as a potential silver bullet for breaking cycles of poverty in the US, yet research continually finds that low-income students face perversely daunting barriers to attending college a...
{{unknown}} On Wednesday March 11, the library hosted a guest lecture by Cheng Xueqin, regional director of early childhood education in Anji, a county in China’s Zhejiang province. Ms. Cheng presented on her work and experience in developing Anji Play, a play-driven curriculum for preschool- and kindergarten-aged children that she and a group of Anji school leaders implemented over the course of 14 years in 128 schools. Ms. Cheng presented in Chinese, with Jesse Coffino acting as interpreter f...
[caption id="attachment_21406" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Maker space conceptualization. Image credit: Giulia Forsythe, retrieved from Flickr."][/caption] In recent years, maker culture has emerged as an all-ages movement, marked by a DIY ethic and communal sharing of resources & knowledge. Makerspaces have
Are you a Teachers College student, and, if so, what are you studying? I'm coming in from outside the TC community; I got my MS in library and information science from St. John's University in May 2014, concentrating in academic librarianship, and did my undergrad at Wesleyan University in East Asian studies. Where’s your hometown? San Diego, CA. What did you want to b...