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Graduate School

A Look Into The Integrative Master's Project At Bank Street

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 27, 2012

Daniel Calvert brought play back into the classroom as the focus of his Collaborative Student-Faculty Inquiry on Teacher Leadership. *** Earlier this year, a little more than two-dozen Bank Street graduate students sat down in front of peers, faculty, family and friends to share what they learned and accomplished at ...

tagged: daniel calvert, gil schmerler, imp, integrative master's project, play
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General Bank Street News

News & Notes From The Bank Street Community

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 16, 2012

From NY1 to the New York Times, Bank Streeters have been popping up all over the place. See what’s been happening in the community, including not-to-miss upcoming events and a round-up of what we’ve been reading. In the news Dr. PeggyMcNamara, chair of teacher education, graced the small screen in ...

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General Bank Street News

Teaching Tools: Experience Black History Month, Virtually

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 14, 2012

SFC's Stan Brimberg developed the curriculum behind Mission US: "Flight to Freedom," the second in a series of innovative role-playing games developed to transform the way middle school students learn U.S. history. Students, teachers, history buffs: prepare yourself for an immersive journey into the antebellum world of plantation slavery, complete ...

tagged: black history month, online games, stan brimberg
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Bank Street for Adults

Bill Ayers: How To Use Comics In The Classroom

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 06, 2012

On Saturday, February 4, over 60 educators braved the first snowstorm of 2012 to participate in The 12th Annual Language Series opening workshop, The Language of Sequential Art: Comics in the Classroom. Throughout the day, Bank Street alum Bill Ayers and cartoonist Ryan Alexander-Tanner led dual-language, bilingual, Special Ed., and ...

tagged: bill ayers, comics, language series, literacy, social justice
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General Bank Street News

News & Notes From The Bank Street Community

Posted by Claire Daniel on January 12, 2012

Bank Tweeters, "The Little Bookstore That Could," and more! ****** Happy New Year and welcome back! Here’s this week’s roundup of the latest happening around Bank Street. Bank Street In The News. How do we love The Bank Street Bookstore? New York Family counts the many, many ways in "The ...

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Library

Bank Street Archives To Document Lillian Weber Papers

Posted by Claire Daniel on January 04, 2012

The Bank Street College Archives has recently received a New York State Archives Documentary Heritage Program (DHP) grant to arrange and describe the papers of three educators who, in addition to their significance to the institution, were each nationally important contributors in their areas of expertise. The collections covered by ...

tagged: archives, library, lillian weber, lindsey wyckoff
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Development & External Relations

Best Of The Alumni Blog In 2011

Posted by Claire Daniel on December 27, 2011

With 2011 quickly coming to a close, it’s time we look back at the events and experiences that shaped the lives of our fellow Bank Streeters. What have our students and alumni been up to? Here is a sampling of the many wonderful posts featured on the Alumni Blog in ...

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Graduate School

COS-Sponsored Panel Discusses International Education

Posted by Claire Daniel on December 20, 2011

On the afternoon of Wednesday, December 14, nearly two dozen Bank Street Graduate Students sat down with faculty members Virginia Casper (left) and Roberta Altman (right) to glean insight into their personal perspectives on the importance of international education today. International Experiences, Invaluable Insights Council of Students Representative Emily Soong ...

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General Bank Street News

Happy Holidays! What Are You Reading?

Posted by Claire Daniel on December 15, 2011

Bank Streeters share their favorite book recommendations for children, teachers, and readers of all kinds! (At right, Archivist Lindsey Wyckoff's selection) *** At the start of December, Children’s Librarian Lisa Von Drasek dropped off a welcome gift into the inboxes of all Bank Street staff members. It was her 4th ...

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Bank Street for Children

Live from Bank Street: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’

Posted by Claire Daniel on November 22, 2011

Author Jeff Kinney inspires students in the School for Children and observers all over the world. In the world of children’s literature, Jeff Kinney and his character Greg Heffley are rock stars, evidenced by the fact that the latest book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever, is currently outpacing ...

tagged: comics, jeff kinney, library, lisa von drasek, literacy, susan goetz-haver
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