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Institutional Advancement

Science & Inquiry at the Trustees' Dinner

Posted by Nicholas Gray on April 30, 2013

Dr. Stuart Firestein On Tuesday, April 23, the Bank Street College Board of Trustees hosted the annual Trustees’ Dinner at a new location and with a new format. Colleagues in education and friends of the College joined the Trustees at the Century Association in New York City for an evening ...

tagged: fundraising, science, stem, trustees

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Graduate School

Bank Street Joins Effort to Prepare 100,000 STEM Teachers

Posted by Nicholas Gray on March 04, 2013

On February 13, 100Kin10, a multi-sector partnership addressing the national imperative to prepare 100,000 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) teachers by 2021, announced that Bank Street College of Education has been accepted as a partner. “Joining 100Kin10 solidifies Bank Street’s commitment to preparing early childhood and childhood teachers who ...

tagged: 100kin10, math, partnerships, science, stem

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Graduate School

School for Children Students Help Launch Google Science Fair

Posted by Caitlin Terry on February 05, 2013

Bank Street School for Children 13/14s participate in a Hangout celebrating the Google Science Fair.Watch the Hangout on YouTube.  At the launch of the 2013 Google Science Fair, Google announced, “We’re looking for ideas that will change the world.” And they had to look no further than Bank Street to find ...

tagged: curriculum, google, science, stem, technology

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Continuing Professional Studies

Science Expo Curriculum Now Available for All Teachers

Posted by Nicholas Gray on January 31, 2013

The school science fair is meant to be an exciting way to bring traditional science curriculum to life. But many teachers feel the focus has shifted too much toward the spectacle of a culminating event and away from the process of experiential learning. At Bank Street’s School for Children (SFC), ...

tagged: curriculum, science, stem, technology

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Graduate School

Student Centered Learning—Science Right Outside

Posted by Dara Eisenstein on September 28, 2012

Young children are curious about the natural world around them. Teachers can facilitate their explorations of what is immediately available to them just footsteps away from their classrooms. In August 2012, Stan Chu, a Bank Street College Science for Teachers (n-6) course instructor, led 28 teachers of grades one through ...

tagged: nepal, rato bangala school, science, teacher-training

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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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