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Social Studies And Geography (1934), Lucy Sprague Mitchell Oct 2015

Social Studies And Geography (1934), Lucy Sprague Mitchell

Bank Street Thinkers

Lucy Sprague Mitchell muses upon the meaning of each of the title words separately and then together providing insight into how children learn best -- by doing. Discusses Mitchell's concepts of human geography and how school trips promote students' understanding of their world.


The Bank Street Program: Child Growth And Learning In Social Studies Experiences (1952), Charlotte B. Winsor Oct 2015

The Bank Street Program: Child Growth And Learning In Social Studies Experiences (1952), Charlotte B. Winsor

Bank Street Thinkers

"The teachers and psychologists who are the Bank Street group lay no claim to the discovery of any new axioms in educational practice. They have invented no method, no device, no gadget that opens magic doors to learning. What they have done is to establish principles based upon the needs and purposes of children, related to the world in which they live..." This article illustrates a program at City and Country School in which class jobs, such as running the school post office, supply store, and printing shop form the base for social studies experiences. Applying a philosophy similar to ...


Artful Teaching And Learning: The Bank Street Developmental-Interaction Approach At Midtown West School, Sam Intrator, Soyoung Park, Ira Lit Jan 2015

Artful Teaching And Learning: The Bank Street Developmental-Interaction Approach At Midtown West School, Sam Intrator, Soyoung Park, Ira Lit

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This case study begins by examining the Theater Study, a yearlong integrated social studies unit that serves as a cornerstone of the first grade curriculum at MidtownWest. As Midtown West is located in the heart of Manhattan’s theater district, the study is both an investigation of community and an in-depth exploration of, and engagement in, the many facets that go into the production of a play—from story, to script writing, to the many indispensable jobs, such as creating sets, lighting, and acting. The case study then turns to the “centrality of meetings” and the importance of meaningful discourse ...


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.


Arctic Archipelago Region Map, Canadian-American Center Cartography Jan 2005

Arctic Archipelago Region Map, Canadian-American Center Cartography

Maps for Teaching​ Canada

A map of Canada highlighting the Arctic archipelago region


Challenging The Norms: Democracy, Empowering Education, And Negotiating The Curriculum, Joshua Sean Thomases Oct 1998

Challenging The Norms: Democracy, Empowering Education, And Negotiating The Curriculum, Joshua Sean Thomases

All Faculty and Staff Papers and Presentations

Discusses the principles of a democratic classroom, and how implementing these principles can create a powerful environment where extensive and in-depth learning truly happens.


Young Geographers: How They Explore The World And How They Map The World [4th Ed.], Lucy Sprague Mitchell Jan 1991

Young Geographers: How They Explore The World And How They Map The World [4th Ed.], Lucy Sprague Mitchell

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"Lucy Sprague Mitchell's thesis is that through their own experiences children can learn geography, and that through geography children can learn about the human world."-- Foreward.


Extending The Environment: Before The Trip And After; The Trip; Eight Days, Lucy Sprague Mitchell, Elizabeth Whitney Walther, Elsa Euland May 1935

Extending The Environment: Before The Trip And After; The Trip; Eight Days, Lucy Sprague Mitchell, Elizabeth Whitney Walther, Elsa Euland

69 Bank Street

Volume 1, Number 8, May 1935

Detailed description of Bank Street's "Long Trip" to Morgantown, West Virginia and Washington, D. C. in 1935.

"The trip to West Virginia and Washington in which is described in this issue of 69 Bank Street, first by a student teacher and then by a staff member, was part of our year's work with the student teachers on "environment" - part of an attempt to get in first-hand contact with some of the major work patterns and their accompanying psychological patterns which characterize our current American culture" -- Lucy Sprague Mitchell