education

education

The Vertical Farm Project

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
6:30PM
Barnard Hall, James Room, 4th Floor

Growing Up Digital

The Toddler Center Turns 40
Thursday, February 7, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

As part of the Barnard Center for Toddler Development’s 40th anniversary celebration, Rosemarie Truglio, vice president of education and research for Sesame Workshop, discusses the pros and cons of introducing children to digital media.

The Power of Mathematics Communities

A lecture by Erica N. Walker
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
7:15 PM
Ella Weed Room, 2nd Floor Milbank Hall

 

Erica N. Walker, associate professor of mathematics education at Teachers College, explores the social and cultural factors that promote mathematics excellence for students and how we can collaborate to build strong mathematics communities.

Why College Costs So Much

One of the questions I get asked all the time is “why is college so expensive?” It is a question that has exploded now beyond the confines of academia into the realm of policy debate and popular media. It is a good question, and one that eludes simple explanation.

Barnard launches science and math tutoring program

Barnard has teamed with a local K-8 school to help students learn science and math.  

The Talk in Batesville

Professor Lee Anne Bell is one of the filmmakers behind a gripping documentary about school desegregation that premiered at Barnard this fall. 

An Evening with Elie Wiesel

Barnard welcomes renowned writer, Nobel laureate, and human rights leader.