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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 ...


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.