Teachers College Archives - State of the Planet

Kongit Farrell

Restoring Peace in Family Systems in Communities of Color

A therapist aims to help her patients by adapting conflict resolution tactics during a fellowship at Columbia’s Teachers College.

by Kongit Farrell |January 21, 2022
cooked turkey on table

Advice on How to Deal With Family Politics and COVID-19 Concerns This Thanksgiving

Feeling anxious about seeing your family this Thanksgiving? Check out these tips on how to avoid uncomfortable conflicts and enjoy your holiday.

by Caroline Harting and Acacia O'Connor |November 19, 2021
globe in hand

Spring 2021 Earth Institute Internships

Eight opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and PhD students to intern in various departments and research centers across the Earth Institute.

by |December 16, 2020

MCI’s Signature S2S Program Kicks Off its Third Year with a Series of Trainings

MCI’s signature School2School Connectivity Project (S2S), a partnership with global communications giants Ericsson and Airtel Ghana, the City of Kumasi, Ghana, the Kumasi Metropolitan Education Directorate, Columbia University Teachers College and selected New York City public and private schools to teach the uses of the computer and the Internet in the teaching of the STEM… read more

by |November 1, 2012

Keeping America Competitive by Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom

To keep America competitive in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (the STEM disciplines), a report from the National Academy of Sciences calls for strengthening the skills of some 250,000 teachers across the United States through university-run science training programs. The report asserts that when teachers gain laboratory experience and conduct fieldwork alongside active researchers, they become more effective and passionate educators in the classroom.

by |April 28, 2011