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Graduate School

Dorothy Carter: A Woman For All Seasons

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on September 21, 2012

Dorothy Carter Dr. Dorothy Ateca Carter, one of the first African American Graduate Faculty members at Bank Street from the late 1960s to her retirement in the 1980s, who then again worked at Bank Street in the 1990s, died on September 14, 2012, at the age of 94. Inspiring Teacher ...

tagged: remembrance
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Graduate School

'Math for All': Now Every Student Can Learn

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on June 01, 2012

Math for All is a ground-breaking multimedia professional development math program that utilizes collaboration between special education and general education teachers to provide high quality, standards-based math instruction for grades K - 5 to all students, including ESL students, those with disabilities, and others with different learning styles. Meeting the ...

tagged: inclusive, learning resources, math, publications, special education
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Alumni

A New Honor at the 15th Annual Alumni Awards

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on May 31, 2012

In a ceremony featuring the inauguration of its new Recent Graduate Award, the Bank Street College Alumni Association (BSCAA) presented its 15th Annual Alumni Awards on May 18, 2012, in Bank Street’s Tabas Auditorium. According to Jesse Pugh, BSCAA President, Traditionally, BSCAA honors recipients for a distinguished body of work ...

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Graduate School

Helping the Lorax Speak for the Trees

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on April 03, 2012

Ted Wells, a 2007 graduate of Bank Street's Childhood General Education program, teaches 4th grade at the Park School in Brookline, MA, and his students are savoring a heady accomplishment: their petition campaign succeeded in getting an environmental education message onto the website for the

tagged: alumni, change, environment, media, reading, social justice, ted wells
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Graduate School

“Fiesta Flamenco” in Teacher Education

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on March 12, 2012

Workshops: Gateways to Understanding “The arts provide a different way of seeing the world, and help the learner better understand and interact with diverse peoples and areas of experience," says Harriet Lenk, Coordinator of the Lincoln Center Institute/Bank Street Collaborative. “Education in the performing arts should be an integral part ...

tagged: graduate school, harriet lenk, lincoln center institute, supervised fieldwork, supervised fieldwork advisement
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Library

Children’s Book Committee Honors Five Books

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on March 05, 2012

Tales ranging from the creation of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, to the Titanic disaster, to the amusing trials of an older sister were among the five titles honored at the 2012 Children’sBookCommitteeAwards (CBC) on February 23, in the Bank Street auditorium. The CBC Online CBC Chair Linda Greengrass began the ...

tagged: cbc, children's book committee, children’s book committee awards, linda greengrass, lisa von drasek, the new cook science book prize
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Bank Street for Adults

The Bank Street Difference: Supervised Fieldwork/Advisement

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on February 13, 2012

"I can't overemphasize how beneficial it is—Supervised Fieldwork/Advisement," says Associate Student Trustee, Liz Gordon '12 (VIDEO). "You can talk theory all you want, but it goes out the window when you are new in the classroom and there’s a lot of pressure. That’s where SF/A comes in.” Supervised Fieldwork/Advisement consists ...

tagged: graduate school, supervised fieldwork, supervised fieldwork advisement
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Bank Street for Adults

Pemberton Society Honors The Penn Center's 150th Anniversary

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on February 05, 2012

For Black History Month, the Pemberton Society will put on an exhibit in the Bankstreet Lobby of historic photographs and memorabilia from the Penn Center, the very first school for freed slaves, and the heart of the unique Gullah culture. The exhibit will also feature the work of such renowned ...

tagged: alumni, black history month, diversity, fern khan, history, long trip, pemberton society
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Bank Street for Adults

Child Life Program Celebrates Ten Years of Helping Children & Families

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on November 23, 2011

"I used to be a clown with the Big Apple Circus Support Unit." That’s how Jon Luongo describes what led him to pursue a career as a child life specialist. “We worked with kids in hospitals two or three times a week. I wanted to do more, and got my ...

tagged: child life, deb vilas, troy pinkney-ragsdale
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General Bank Street News

Bank Street Celebrates Launch of ‘Out of the Classroom and into the World’

Posted by Elisabeth Jakab on November 02, 2011

On Wednesday, November 16, Bank Street celebrated the recent launch of faculty member Sal Vascellaro's (GS ’75) new book, Out of the Classroom and into the World: Learning from Field Trips, Educating from Experience, and Unlocking the Potential of Our Students and

tagged: book, faculty, Lucy, Mitchell, publication, Sal, Sprague, Vascellaro
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