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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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Liberty LEADS

Liberty LEADS Goes to Advocacy Day

Posted by Alyssa Lyons on March 07, 2014

On February 11th, two Liberty LEADS staff members and four Liberty students trekked to Albany to partake in Advocacy Day. The annual event introduces students to the importance of championing for educational opportunity programs, such as Liberty LEADS, that help students realize and reach their academic potential regardless of their ...

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School for Children

8/9s in the Steps of César Chavez

Posted by Kate Marcus on March 05, 2014

Bearing posters proclaiming “Yes We Can” and “Sí Se Puede,” on March 4, the 8/9s (third graders) joined the Upper School assembly to recognize and celebrate the work of César Chavez. The 8/9s spent several weeks learning about César Chavez, Dolores Huerta, Fred Ross and The United Farm Workers. They ...

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Graduate School

Navigating Danielson and APR; Can Teacher Development and High-Stakes Evaluation Co-Exist?

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on March 04, 2014

From protecting teachers to leveraging the Danielson Framework for school change, how are the NYC leaders navigating the new evaluation system in their schools?On February 26th, the Bank Street community engaged in the first Weismann Dinner for 2014. Once again, the selected panel of distinguished educators did not disappoint and ...

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Graduate School

Evaluating the Evaluators - Defining and Measuring Teacher and Principal Quality

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on March 04, 2014

On February 20th, the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, hosted the conference Evaluating The Evaluators, Defining and Measuring Teacher and Principal Quality. Among other prestigious panelists, Bank Street College faculty, Terry Orr, Director of the Future School Leader Academy program, delivered an interesting presentation ...

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Graduate School

Cultivating an Autism-Friendly Communication Style

Posted by Mihaela Schwartz on March 03, 2014

On February 24th, Bank Street College Expert Workshop Series had a record turnout gathering over hundred attendees, specialists and practitioners on the Autism Spectrum, as well as graduate students interested in special education topics. The expert presenter was Catherine Faherty, a well-known international autism specialist, school program consultant and trainer ...

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