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Chancellor Fariña Visits Bank Street Book Store

Posted by Nick Gray on March 01, 2015

On Thursday, February 26, Bank Street Book Store hosted New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña for a book talk. She read from Dr. Seuss' Hooray for Diffendoofer Day!, a celebration of great educators who go beyond rote memorization tactics in order to teach students "how to think." The event, ...

tagged: bookstore, leadership, literacy, nycdoe
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School for Children

Back to the Blocks

Posted by Kate Marcus on February 19, 2015

Since its founding in 2000, The Laura Adasko Lenzner Fund in Celebration of Children and Art, has sponsored annual outstanding artist residencies at Bank Street. Laura Adasko Lenzner was a passionate artist and a dedicated parent at the School for Children. Laura Adasko was born in Brooklyn and educated at ...

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Graduate School

Lincoln Center Education at Bank Street College

Posted by Gretchen Adams on February 19, 2015

The Annual Lincoln Center Advisory Event was held on Wednesday, February 18. In partnership with Bank Street College, Lincoln Center Education (LCE) offers this special one-day workshop for teacher candidates at Bank Street every year. The program is run by teaching artists and focused on LCE methodology in aesthetic education ...

tagged: aesthetic education, graduate school, lincoln center education
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Graduate School

Bank Street to Offer Master’s Program in the Bronx

Posted by Nick Gray on February 04, 2015

Graduate School of Education will partner with BronxWorks to offer a community-based Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. The expansion of Universal Pre-K in New York City offers thousands of young children access to early learning. To further children’s success, teachers in community-based programs need support to earn master’s degrees ...

tagged: community, early childhood, graduate school
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Graduate School

Bank Street Students Share Their Integrative Master’s Projects

Posted by Gretchen Adams on January 28, 2015

The Integrative Master’s Project (IMP) is the culminating component of a graduate student’s work at Bank Street College, integrating theoretical knowledge with experiences at Bank Street and in the field. Students have three options to choose from based on their learning style and preference—Independent Study, Portfolio, or Site-Based or Collaborative ...

tagged: collaborative student faculty inquiry, graduate school, imp, site-based inquiry
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Graduate School

A Note from Dean Virginia Roach

Posted by Virginia Roach on January 15, 2015

It is with mixed emotion that I write you to let you know I have accepted an offer by Fordham University to serve as the next Dean of the Graduate School of Education, a post I will assume on July 1, 2015. While it has never been my intention to ...

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School for Children

Community Walk for Peace, Promise and Justice

Posted by Kate Marcus on January 15, 2015

A few days after the start of school in January, The Bank Street School for Children community joined two neighboring schools on the Upper West Side, The Cathedral School and The School at Columbia, in a walk for peace, promise and justice. Students, parents, caregivers, relatives and friends, (500 of ...

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Graduate School

Weismann Symposium and Dinner: The Arc of a Career Path

Posted by Gretchen Adams on December 18, 2014

The last Weismann Symposium and Dinner of the semester took place on December 17 and featured a panel presentation by Pat Finley, Co-Principal of Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School, Alli Keil, Co-Director of Community Roots Charter School, and Gloria Rosario, Principal of West Brooklyn Community High School. Brigid Dunn, graduate student ...

tagged: graduate school, leadership, weismann
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General Bankstreet News

Race, Social Justice, and Our Community

Posted by Shael Polakow-Suransky on December 12, 2014

Update: On December 4, a day after the grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case was announced, Bank Street's Council of Students (COS) and student group Bank Street Anti-Racist Allies convened a forum to discuss openly issues of racism and community. MSNBC's Toure connected with Chris Black, graduate student ...

tagged: community, cos, social justice, support
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Graduate School

The Language Series 2014 – Exploring Academic Language and Literacy Development

Posted by Gretchen Adams on December 11, 2014

The 15th Annual Language Series took place over November 7th and 8th focused on the theme “Exploring Academic Language and Literacy Development: Connections to the Common Core.” Over 150 attendees came to Bank Street and participated in a series of workshops and presentations with a keynote address by Dr. Celia ...

tagged: common core, graduate school, language series
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