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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.


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.


No Ordinary Field Trip: A Conversation With John Lewis, Sam Brian Jan 2015

No Ordinary Field Trip: A Conversation With John Lewis, Sam Brian

Progressive Education in Context

Eighth grade students from Bank Street School for Children meet Congressman John Lewis in Washington D. C.


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.


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: 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.


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.