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It brings me great pleasure to announce the opening of the staff picks theme – Arabian Nights. My inspiration for the theme came from Grace Lin’s TEDx talk on Windows and Mirrors. Grace Lin speaks about the importance of having windows, seeing a perspective outside your own, and mirrors, seeing a reflection of yourself, in books. Growing up, I found many windows in the books I read, but not many mirrors. I big part of my identity is my Palestinian culture. My father emphasizes the importance of our culture when we were younger an...
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About the Art CommissionMade possible by a trust founded by Col. Eugene Myers, which funds art education initiatives at Teachers College, the Gottesman Libraries Art Commission has brought relevant art content to the patrons of the Gottesman Li...
AboutDuration: 11/30/18 to 1/31/2019The focus of this project was to enact and implement the first “Play Table”. The focus for the first project was to provide an opportunity for students to take a break from their work in the library and maybe learn a new skill through play. The layout included the title, theme, description of the theme and how it related to a current exhibit in the Offi...
AboutThe process of making this display was to reiterate the first by making information easier to understand, improving aesthetics, including physical interaction, and targeting more opportunities for clicks. The resources PDF for Object-Oriented Programming can be found here.New Inclu...
AboutInstalled: June 6, 2019Augmented reality is the subject of focus for Play Table # 4. The w...
Animation Gallery & Resourcesahttp://go.tc.edu/StopMotionAbout
Dreaming with Smart MachinesSeptember 2016With artificial intelligence becoming more ubiquitous every year, how will humans adapt to a new era of “smart machines” -- intelligent devices that use machine-to-machine technology? Robots, self-driven cars, and other cognitive computers can make more and more decisions, and solve our problems without human intervention – leading us to ponder, more than ever, our place in a rapidly developing tech world -- and especially our role as parents, teachers, and citizens.
Unbound: Remixing the ClassicsJuly - August 2017Curated by Kaitlin KehnemuyiSupporting the work of Teacher College's Literacy Unbound Summer Institute, where teachers and high school students re-interpret Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in an original Smith Learning Theater production is a complementary Everett Cafe book display featuring select works of "re-mixed" literature. ...
World as ClassroomDecember 2016Curated by Chiara Davis FullerDid you know that Teachers College is a pioneer in the field of International Education, beginning with the establishment of the International Institute of Education...
Landing on MarsNovember-December, 2015On September 28, 2015, NASA confirmed evidence collected by its Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day Mars. In October, they released a 36 page report detailing NASA’s progress and strategy for the next two decades, to explore the possibilities of living in deep space for extended periods of time. NASA believes that Mars’ geological evolution and climate cycles are comparable to Earth’s, and for t...