News items tagged 'series'

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Bank Street Hosts Dr. Claude Steele for the Centennial Niemeyer Series

Posted by Bank Street on May 25, 2016

On May 23, Dr. Claude Steele, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, delivered a presentation titled “The Impact of Stereotypes, Identity, and Power in Institutional Culture” as part of the Bank Street’s Centennial Niemeyer Series. Dr. Steele came to Bank Street to help members of our community better understand stereotype ...

tagged: claude steele, john niemeyer, niemeyer series, valerie purdie-vaughns

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Bank Street Releases Occasional Papers #35 Progressive Practices in Public Schools

Posted by Bank Street on May 24, 2016

  The new Bank Street Occasional Papers #35, titled Progressive Practices in Public Schools, launched today to provide educators with a closer look at progressive programs and pedagogy that are too often hidden from view.  The series contains nine papers examining how teachers and administrators are modeling rich and compelling ...

tagged: jonathan silin, meredith moore, occasional paper series, progressive practices in public schools

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Educators Convene for Language Series 2015

Posted by Gretchen Adams on December 15, 2015

In early November, the Graduate School hosted the 16th annual Language Series, a two-day conference designed to help educators explore the critical role that language plays in students’ social and academic success. This year’s conference, titled “Language and the Brain,” featured a keynote presentation by Dr. Mark Bertin, a pediatrician ...

tagged: graduate school, language series

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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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Graduate School

Nancy Cloud: Differentiating Learning for Language and Concept Development

Posted by Johanna Pyun on March 12, 2012

The guest speaker for the second workshop of the 12th Annual Language Series was Nancy Cloud, who is a distinguished author of literacy and dual language instruction, as well as a Graduate Professor of Education at Rhode Island College.  Beginning with thought-provoking questions such as, “What is language?” and “How ...

tagged: differentiated learning, language series, nancy cloud

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Bill Ayers: How To Use Comics In The Classroom

Posted by Claire Daniel on February 06, 2012

On Saturday, February 4, over 60 educators braved the first snowstorm of 2012 to participate in The 12th Annual Language Series opening workshop, The Language of Sequential Art: Comics in the Classroom. Throughout the day, Bank Street alum Bill Ayers and cartoonist Ryan Alexander-Tanner led dual-language, bilingual, Special Ed., and monolingual ...

tagged: bill ayers, comics, language series, literacy, social justice

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