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Graduate School

Navigating Danielson and APR; Can Teacher Development and High-Stakes Evaluation Co-Exist?

Posted by D. Hansen on March 04, 2014

From protecting teachers to leveraging the Danielson Framework for school change, how are the NYC leaders navigating the new evaluation system in their schools?On February 26th, the Bank Street community engaged in the first Weismann Dinner for 2014. Once again, the selected panel of distinguished educators did not disappoint and ...

tagged: danielson, educational change, leadership, weismann dinner

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School for Children

School for Children 4th Graders Learn About Climate Change

Posted by Katie Peshut on November 16, 2012

Bank Street School for Children 9/10s (4th grade) students were visited by scientists from The Earth Institute at Columbia University on November 15, 2012. The presentation covered climate change and specific actions that children and adults can take to mitigate its impact on our society. The students gasped when they ...

tagged: change, climate

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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 hit animated movie, The Lorax. “This was so empowering for ...

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

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