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Bank Street

Bank Street Supports 2nd Year of Pre-K for All

Posted by Nicholas Gray on August 17, 2015

Preparations have commenced for prekindergarten teachers to enter the second year of New York City’s Pre-K for All program, which aims to provide free, high-quality, full-day pre-K to every four-year-old across the five boroughs. This summer, Bank Street College of Education is providing professional development for the program in two ...

tagged: early childhood, math, nycdoe, pre-k, professional development, social and emotional learning

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Bank Street Grads Pay it Forward in Successful Project

Posted by Rachel Reda on July 16, 2015

Research suggests that children who develop strong early math skills continue to perform well later on in school, not only in math but also in other areas of schooling. To further investigate this theory, social policy research organization MDRC teamed up with The Robin Hood Foundation to develop Making Pre-K ...

tagged: bank street, building blocks, early childhood education, erica buchanan, katherine baldwin, making pre-k count, math, mdrc, professional development, robin hood foundation

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Bank Street News

Bank Street & Yale on Books as the Building Blocks of Play

Posted by Rachel Reda on April 20, 2015

Children have been playing for centuries. Through play, they acquire their own lens for observing the world around them. While parents and educators can provide children with tangible resources to inspire play, they cannot teach them how to play. It’s something that comes naturally, and is a crucial stage in ...

tagged: authors, center for children's literature, child development, play, yale

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Bank Street News

For 4-Year-Olds, Play is Serious Work

Posted by Bank Street on October 22, 2014

President Shael Polakow-Suransky Over the past year, due in large part to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s early education initiative, there has been much discussion about the benefits of providing access to Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) for families of all backgrounds and means. Following on the city’s pre-K expansion, in “The Building ...

tagged: child development, play, universal pre-k

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Graduate School

Math Program Receives Grant to Develop Online Fieldwork

Posted by Nicholas Gray on July 15, 2013

Robin Hummel Bank Street College of Education was recently awarded a $50,000 grant to support an online fieldwork and advisement pilot for the Leadership in Mathematics Education. The grant comes through 100Kin10, a coalition of organizations led by the Carnegie Corporation of New York to improve STEM education across the country ...

tagged: advisement, development, fieldwork, leadership, math, online

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Discover Bank Street

Bank Street Helps Ease Lingering Sandy Trauma

Posted by Nicholas Gray on May 23, 2013

Staff from Community and Family Head Start experiencing the therapeutic value of having transitional objects, in the form of teddy bears, in traumatic times. Bank Street’s Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice (ERP), led by Lesley Koplow, “provides ongoing professional development and on-site consultation to early childhood programs and elementary schools ...

tagged: 0-3, development, disasters, infancy, toddlers, trauma

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School for Children

Responding to Boston

Posted by Alexis Wright on April 18, 2013

As educators, we have had to write a variation of this letter too many times to our school families. This school year alone, we experienced Hurricane Sandy, then the tragedy in Newtown, and now the deadly bombings in Boston that claimed three lives, including that of an 8 year old ...

tagged: coping, development, tragedy

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Graduate School

Virginia Casper on 'Eldridge & Co.'

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 27, 2013

Virginia Casper, Director of Bank Street's Infant and Family Development and Early Intervention programs, was recently interviewed on CUNY TV's Eldridge & Co. The program, aired on March 27, covered issues, challenges, and opportunities in the field of early childhood care, including early intervention and developmental and educational services. On the ...

tagged: development, early childhood, infancy

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Continuing Professional Studies

Kids with Behavioral Challenges: Holistic Approaches

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 04, 2013

Ms. Hala Khouri, MA, and Dr. Stuart Ablon, PhD In collaboration with Continuing Professional Studies, the Flawless Foundation is sponsoring a training on March 8-9 to help parents, educators, and yoga service professionals implement holistic approaches to working with children with behavioral challenges. On March 8, Dr. J. Stuart Ablon, a ...

tagged: behavior, cps, development, parents, teachers, training

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Bank Street News

Talking To Kids About Hurricane Sandy

Posted by Lesley Koplow on November 06, 2012

As children return to school, they will bring a range of experiences related to the impact of Hurricane Sandy. While the children may welcome the return to the familiar routines of the classroom, teachers will need to make room for the emotional reactions that are likely to be a result of ...

tagged: advice, behavior, development, emotionally responsive practice

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Graduate School

New Blog Helps Teachers Help Kids

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 28, 2012

Faculty members and blog authors Pamela Jones and Valentine Burr We invite you to follow Fair is Not Equal (FiNE)—Bank Street’s first blog aimed at connecting and supporting you (educators!) around the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of your students. As long time educators and faculty at Bank Street College, ...

tagged: behavior, blogs, development

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Continuing Professional Studies

Dr. Ablon's Revolutionary Approach to Helping Children with Behavioral Challenges

Posted by Nicholas Gray on September 04, 2012

Dr. J. Stuart Ablon from Think:Kids with Janine Francolini of the Flawless Foundation Photo: Cheryl Simon   Consider this scenario: Teacher: How many times have I told you that you can’t be late to class? You are close to failing this class. I know you are smart, but you have ...

tagged: behavior, cps, development, parents, teachers, training

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