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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.


Young Children At Play, Anne Tobias Jan 2015

Young Children At Play, Anne Tobias

Progressive Education in Context

Describes how young children learn through play.


Ron Taffel: Visiting Scholar At Bank Street, Anne Santa, Buffy Smith Jan 2015

Ron Taffel: Visiting Scholar At Bank Street, Anne Santa, Buffy Smith

Progressive Education in Context

Discusses a yearlong discourse at Bank Street College, when Ron Taffel, author and well-known psychologist was the visiting scholar for the 2011-2012 academic year.


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.


The Last Word, Patrick Brady Jan 2015

The Last Word, Patrick Brady

Progressive Education in Context

A Bank Street School for Children student looking back on his years at the School, noting that he was the sole conservative Republican in his class of 19 students.


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.