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Geo-education

Posted by Kate Marcus on May 08, 2014

Connecting students to the natural world both in the classroom and outside has been happening at Bank Street for years but now that connection has an official name: Geo-education. This spring, National Geographic launched the Geo-educator Community, an intiative aimed to prepare students for the world they will inherit. In ...

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School for Children

School for Children alumnus receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted by Carla Scheele on April 30, 2014

Bank Street School for Children alumnus D.T. (Daniel) Max SFC ‘75, author of The Family That Couldn't Sleep: A Medical Mystery (2006), and Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace (2012), was one of 178 scholars, artists and scientists to receive a 2014 fellowship ...

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SFC Alumni

SFC Alumni in Action

Posted by Carla Scheele on April 21, 2014

School for Children alumni talk about how progressive education at Bank Street impacted their lives. The School for Children hosts an annual alumni panel discussion for a conversation with SFC alumni about how their progressive education at Bank Street has impacted their lives. This year's panel was a victim of ...

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General Bank Street News

Bank Street Hosts Panel on Universal Pre-Kindergarten in NYC

Posted by Nick Gray on April 20, 2014

Dr. Samuel J. Meisels of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute moderated the April 23 panel featuring top officials from NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration at the College’s Niemeyer Series. Updated 5/2/2014 — On April 23, Bank Street College of Education in New York City hosted a panel discussion titled ...

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Graduate School

Dean Roach on Tk20 Assessment

Posted by Virginia Roach on April 02, 2014

Dear Graduate School Community, Educators and the programs that prepare them are facing increasing demands to document their proficiency and success. Those who work with children, families and teachers must document their successful practice. So, too, must the Bank Street Graduate School. Managing and communicating this data can be quite ...

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Graduate School

Innovations in Online Education

Posted by Nick Gray on April 02, 2014

Bank Street faculty present at a national research conference on their transformative online education experiences and the impact of their latest work. Teachers use math manipulatives to apply what they learn in online coaching. April 2, 2014 — Bank Street College of Education faculty present at the American Educational Research ...

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Instructional Technology

New LMS Selected for Graduate School

Posted by Jeannie Crowley on April 02, 2014

The LMS committee completed a four-month selection process to replace Epsilen with eLearning. eLearning will be fully integrated with my.bankstreet.edu, resulting in one central location for all course, registration, grade, payment and advisement tasks. On April 15, a detailed announcement will be sent to the community to help students and ...

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School for Children

A Winning Season!

Posted by Kate Marcus on March 14, 2014

The girls’ varsity basketball team ended their winning season with a thrilling game in early March. This was a particularly challenging season (weather-related schedule changes and injuries) but the team rallied and won 11 out of 12 games. The team displayed indomitable spirit and eagerness to hone their skills. Coach ...

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Graduate School

Using Model Drawing as Featured in Singapore Math

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on March 14, 2014

Each year the Leadership in Mathematics program sponsors the Saturday Math workshop series over the course of four sessions. Teachers and administrators from the tri-state area and beyond meet at Bank Street for coffee, bagels and a facilitated session on a selected topic in the teaching of mathematics. The sessions ...

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School for Children

12/13s' Poetry at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

Posted by Kate Marcus on March 11, 2014

On Sunday, March 9, the 12/13s (seventh graders) performed their own poems at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe on the Lower East Side. The afternoon's performance was the culmination of two months of work, beginning with writing and revising poems in the classroom and at home, and then progressing to collaboration ...

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