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Teaching China, Meghan Armstrong Jan 2015

Teaching China, Meghan Armstrong

Progressive Education in Context

Describes the teaching fellows program of China Institute's Teach China program.


A Parent's Point Of View, Sandra Pinnavaia Jan 2015

A Parent's Point Of View, Sandra Pinnavaia

Progressive Education in Context

A parent in the Bank Street School for Children offers her perspective on the value of the educational philosophy and classroom practice in the School.


Loudness In The Library: Empowering Students To Think Critically About Identity And Bias, Anshu Wahi, Allie Bruce, Jamie Steinfeld Jan 2015

Loudness In The Library: Empowering Students To Think Critically About Identity And Bias, Anshu Wahi, Allie Bruce, Jamie Steinfeld

Progressive Education in Context

Describes how an unplanned, informal discussion about how race and identity are depicted on book covers evolved into a year-long investigation with a class of 11 and 12-year-olds where the interests and comments of the students drove the curriculum.


I Learned That A Nail Can Go Through A Bottlecap Easily: The Buddies Program At Bank Street, Greg David, Emily Linsay Jan 2015

I Learned That A Nail Can Go Through A Bottlecap Easily: The Buddies Program At Bank Street, Greg David, Emily Linsay

Progressive Education in Context

The buddies program at the Bank Street School for Children, where each classroom pairs with a classroom in another grade for a full year, is at its core a reflection of Bank Street's developmental interaction approach and an extension of the classroom experience.


Technology At The Bank Street School For Children, Wendy Apfel Jan 2015

Technology At The Bank Street School For Children, Wendy Apfel

Progressive Education in Context

Describes the meaningful use of technology in a progressive school setting.


Test-Taking Or Not In The Early Years, Anne Santa Jan 2015

Test-Taking Or Not In The Early Years, Anne Santa

Progressive Education in Context

Explains why the Bank Street School for Children does not use an admissions test for young children applying to the program.


What Are You Doing For Others?, Traci Pearl, Sasha Elias Jan 2015

What Are You Doing For Others?, Traci Pearl, Sasha Elias

Progressive Education in Context

Discusses the community service projects, an important component in the curriculum of the School for Children.


Developing Visual Language - Teaching Art, Maria Richa Jan 2015

Developing Visual Language - Teaching Art, Maria Richa

Progressive Education in Context

Illuminates the art curriculum at the Bank Street School for Children, where the process of making art is where the value lies, not in the teacher's planned product.


Tools For Life - Lower School Coordinator Laura Guarino's Address To Lower School Families On Curriculum Night, October 25, 2012, Laura Guarino Jan 2015

Tools For Life - Lower School Coordinator Laura Guarino's Address To Lower School Families On Curriculum Night, October 25, 2012, Laura Guarino

Progressive Education in Context

In a message to parents of young children, Laura Guarino emphasizes Bank Street School for Children's focus on helping children develop their capacity to be learners, to be flexible thinkers, and creative problem solvers.


Progressive Education: Mindfulness In The Third Grade, Edna Moy-Rome Jan 2015

Progressive Education: Mindfulness In The Third Grade, Edna Moy-Rome

Progressive Education in Context

Over the course of the 2013-2014 school year, the author had the opportunity to introduce and explore mindfulness in a third grade classroom.


Progressive Education: Why It's Hard To Beat, But Also Hard To Find, Alfie Kohn Jan 2015

Progressive Education: Why It's Hard To Beat, But Also Hard To Find, Alfie Kohn

Progressive Education in Context

Looks at the varying ways educators characterize progressive education, why progressive education makes sense, and why it might be the exception rather than the rule in educational philosophies.


When Good Ideas Flow Two Ways, Mary Ellen Kenny Jan 2015

When Good Ideas Flow Two Ways, Mary Ellen Kenny

Progressive Education in Context

Describes the collaboration between Bank Street College Graduate School of Education and the Bank Street School for Children.


Turning The Tide: A Thoughtful And Developmentally Appropriate Approach To Teaching Mathematics, Sally Borduin Jan 2015

Turning The Tide: A Thoughtful And Developmentally Appropriate Approach To Teaching Mathematics, Sally Borduin

Progressive Education in Context

Describes the Bank Street School for Children program and approach to teaching mathematics, including the importance of undoing "math phobia," a phenomenon in our society in which math is often viewed as unappealing, mysterious, and inaccessible.


Going Green: A Parent-Teacher Collaboration, Laura Sametz, Claire Mansfield Jan 2015

Going Green: A Parent-Teacher Collaboration, Laura Sametz, Claire Mansfield

Progressive Education in Context

Details how a collaboration between a teacher and a parent in the Bank Street School for Children led to a school-wide composting program.


Progressive Education In Context, I-Iv, Bank Street School For Children Jan 2014

Progressive Education In Context, I-Iv, Bank Street School For Children

Progressive Education in Context

Contains current articles that highlight aspects of the educational vision, mission, and values of the Bank Street School for Children.