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New York City in the Winter

Posted by Domonique Williams on Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

New York has so much to offer all year round and wintertime brings its own unique set of experiences thanks to all of the holiday cheer. However, when the temperature drops and the list of final assignments grows, it is easy to want to stay indoors buried under the covers ...

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Holidays off the Beaten Path

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014

New York City is an exciting place around the holidays. There are lots of festive things to do from the tree at Rockefeller Center to the window displays at Macy’s. I would like to share with you some unique holiday things to do around the city with a graduate student ...

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The Tourist in Me

Posted by John Kuckens on Friday, Jun 6, 2014

Lots of us have moved to NYC to attend Bank Street. In those exciting first few days, with boxes still taped together, Ikea furniture not yet broken, no salt or pepper or cereal yet, there's a few inevitabilities. You'll go and get lost in the non-gridded streets of the West ...

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Navigating the Subways

Posted by John Kuckens on Thursday, Jan 30, 2014

The subway. For some, a disorienting and stressful experience, where uptown and downtown feels like luck of the draw. For others, an efficient, enjoyable, and history-rich marvel of urban engineering. For most of us though, there are 3 to 4 stops we are familiar with and we know just where ...

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Experiencing 'the ABCs of it' with Leonard S. Marcus, Curator

Posted by John Kuckens on Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013

This week, instead of our usual Wednesday gathering, my fieldwork conference group and I met at the New York Public Library in Bryant Park. I assumed we would be viewing an exhibit on the important aspects of children's literature then discussing what about those books made them appropriate for literacy ...

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The Mayoral Candidates’ Proposed Educational Reforms

Posted by John Kuckens on Monday, Nov 4, 2013

As voting day for New York City's new Mayor approaches, I wanted to offer a progressive education prospective on the proposed educational reforms from candidates Bill deBlasio and Joe Lhota. What is a progressive education, though? The progressive mission statement of Bank Street is to nurture the creative, independent, and ...

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