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Strengthening Nyc Middle-Grades Learning In & Out Of School: Five Recommendations To The Mayor, Partnership For After School Education, Ford Foundation, Bank Street College Of Education Jun 2014

Strengthening Nyc Middle-Grades Learning In & Out Of School: Five Recommendations To The Mayor, Partnership For After School Education, Ford Foundation, Bank Street College Of Education

Books

A paper urging Mayor de Blasio and his team to consider insights and recommendations about middle-grades learning in New York City. Moving away from outdated assumptions about adolescence and schooling, this work suggests and expands upon the following:

1. Reframe middle-grades learning as a community responsibility.

2. Focus accountability on student learning and development in and out of school.

3. Strengthen middle-grades schools as centers of youth development.

4. Incentivize innovative designs.

5. Prepare and support a range of adults to foster middle-grades learning in and out of school.


The Ifugaos And The Rice Terraces : A Third Grade Social Studies Curriculum About A Philippine Ethnic Community, Emelita Corazon B. Bautista May 2014

The Ifugaos And The Rice Terraces : A Third Grade Social Studies Curriculum About A Philippine Ethnic Community, Emelita Corazon B. Bautista

Graduate Student Independent Studies

The author created an original integrated social studies curriculum for third grade students in an urban community learning about the Ifugaos and the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. The various experiential activities are designed to immerse students in the life and culture of the Ifugao community.


Orchestrating A Kindergarten Block Program : The Teacher's Role, Abbey Butcosk May 2014

Orchestrating A Kindergarten Block Program : The Teacher's Role, Abbey Butcosk

Graduate Student Independent Studies

Analyzes the role of the teacher in kindergarten block building


Moving From The What To The How : The Effects Of Instructional Coaching On Student Engagement, Mark Maranto May 2014

Moving From The What To The How : The Effects Of Instructional Coaching On Student Engagement, Mark Maranto

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This study details the process of one-to-one instructional coaching and explores the question: what effect does one-to-one instructional coaching have on teacher pedagogical skill to improve student engagement?.


What Will You Remember Most? Part Ii : A Comparative Analysis Of Elementary School Student Responses Based On Single-Visit Tours At The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kelsey Mcmillan May 2014

What Will You Remember Most? Part Ii : A Comparative Analysis Of Elementary School Student Responses Based On Single-Visit Tours At The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kelsey Mcmillan

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This thesis analyzes and compares two different types of distribution processes of response cards that are filled out by students at the end of single-visit tours at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, NY.


Experts In Wondering : A Study Of Reggio Documentation, Alison J. Hurewitz May 2014

Experts In Wondering : A Study Of Reggio Documentation, Alison J. Hurewitz

Graduate Student Independent Studies

The focus of this independent study was to examine the role of documentation in the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, and to explore benefits and challenges to the integration of Reggio documentation practices in a Reform Jewish nursery school setting.


Farming And Education : An Interview Project Advocating For Farm-Based Education, Rebekah Mindel May 2014

Farming And Education : An Interview Project Advocating For Farm-Based Education, Rebekah Mindel

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This thesis is meant to inspire educators to value farm-based education in which farming and education come together in experiential, inquiry-based learning.


Food We Can All Eat : A Teacher's Guide To Allergen-Free Classroom Cooking, Anna Vascellaro May 2014

Food We Can All Eat : A Teacher's Guide To Allergen-Free Classroom Cooking, Anna Vascellaro

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This thesis offers teachers a classroom-ready allergen-free cookbook.


Explorers Of The Caribbean : The TaíNo People And Their History - An Original Resource For Social Studies In Upper Elementary Grades, Razi Abdur-Rahman May 2014

Explorers Of The Caribbean : The TaíNo People And Their History - An Original Resource For Social Studies In Upper Elementary Grades, Razi Abdur-Rahman

Graduate Student Independent Studies

Presents a study of taíno history and society in the Caribbean for upper elementary grade levels.


Picture Books As Art : The Presence Of Children's Book Illustrations In Museums And An Analysis Of Children-Visitor Interactions At The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art, Jennifer Cusworth May 2014

Picture Books As Art : The Presence Of Children's Book Illustrations In Museums And An Analysis Of Children-Visitor Interactions At The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art, Jennifer Cusworth

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This paper analyzes the presence of children's picture book illustrations in cultural settings, particularly the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts and the New York Public Library in New York City, and determines how children interact with these spaces.


A Look At What Are The Best Practices For Infant And Toddler Care, Tara Greaney May 2014

A Look At What Are The Best Practices For Infant And Toddler Care, Tara Greaney

Graduate Student Independent Studies

The first part of this project looks at what qualifications and trainings are currently required to be an infant/toddler caregiver in New York City. This is followed by a literature review of the professional development training program's best practices for infant/toddler care in five states. Interviews with seasoned directors of infant/toddler programs and surveys are also included.


The Philippines' Masskara Festival : A Nonfiction Picture Book, Monica Denise V. Javelosa May 2014

The Philippines' Masskara Festival : A Nonfiction Picture Book, Monica Denise V. Javelosa

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This study focuses on festivals in the Philippines and includes a nonfiction picture book intended to pique children's curiousity about their own region.


A Special Educators Insight On Stigma, Student Performance And Job Satisfaction : Who Determines Educational Success?, Claudette Mincey May 2014

A Special Educators Insight On Stigma, Student Performance And Job Satisfaction : Who Determines Educational Success?, Claudette Mincey

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This study describes the views, perceptions and thoughts of special education teachers at a New York City public school in Brooklyn, NY.


The Early Years : A Handbook For New Early Childhood Progressive Educators, Mallory Morris May 2014

The Early Years : A Handbook For New Early Childhood Progressive Educators, Mallory Morris

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This master's project provides research, advice, and suggestions that will continue to prepare progressive early childhood teachers for their first years in the classroom.


A 4th-5th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Unit On Compromise And The Declaration Of Independence, Elizabeth O'Ferrall May 2014

A 4th-5th Grade Social Studies Curriculum Unit On Compromise And The Declaration Of Independence, Elizabeth O'Ferrall

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This independent study is a ten lesson curriculum on the study of compromise and the Declaration of Independence. It was designed for a fourth and fifth grade class in a progressive public school in New York City. The goal of this curriculum is to promote critical thinking and discussion about the role of compromise in American history and present day politics through the examination of historical and contemporary contentious issues.


Folk Music : Connecting Young Children And Their Families To American Roots, Liana Stampur May 2014

Folk Music : Connecting Young Children And Their Families To American Roots, Liana Stampur

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This paper will uncover the similarities between American folk music and Central and South American songs of revolution as a way to connect new immigrants to American culture.


Designing A Professional Development Program For Teachers That Builds On Their Knowledge And Inspires Continued Commitment And Interest In Early Childhood, Susan Malone May 2014

Designing A Professional Development Program For Teachers That Builds On Their Knowledge And Inspires Continued Commitment And Interest In Early Childhood, Susan Malone

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This study investigates teachers' participation in several forms of professional development activities, and it describes teachers' assessments of the various opportunities offered by their school.


My Brain Wakes Up, Nicole Mcdonough May 2014

My Brain Wakes Up, Nicole Mcdonough

Graduate Student Independent Studies

An original work of fiction designed to open the conversation between students and teachers about the striking contrasts and innate beauty in how differently each of our brains are made. It is at once a work of fiction, an interview of children, an opportunity for personal reflection, and an invitation for all learners to honor our unique creativity.


Professional Learning Communities For Early Childhood Teachers, Kristen Scotese May 2014

Professional Learning Communities For Early Childhood Teachers, Kristen Scotese

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This study describes research related to professional development, mainly professional learning communities. The author created two professional learning communities within a child care facility in Queens, New York. This study implies that professional learning communities can be beneficial to early childhood teachers.


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.