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Heather Mohamed
Graduate School Classes

Reflections on My Integrated Master’s Project at Bank Street

“What do educators do to cultivate authentic, meaningful, and inspiring classroom communities?” This was the question I explored for my Integrative Master’s Project, notably known as the IMP. To better […]

Faculty Post

Child Life Specialists: Making Meaning in Troubled Times

How we approach challenging events in our lives can determine our ability to move forward and find meaning in adversity. For children, meaning is often found in play, art, music, […]

Robin Hummel and Laura Zadoff
Graduate School Classes

The Online Learning Experience at Bank Street

Studying at Bank Street is a relational endeavor. Creating relationships online requires the capacity to create community, and we do not refer to our online programs as “distance learning” because […]

Kristin Waters

Student Services: So What Exactly Is a One-Stop Student Center, Anyway?

Bank Street College launched a one-stop Student Center on July 1, 2020, to provide you with high-level student service related to your enrollment. Now, you may be thinking… “That’s great, […]

Graduate School Classes

IMP Reflections

From our first days at Bank Street, my cohort and I heard legendary tales of the magical and formidable IMP—  and we started classes at the beginning of September so […]

Graduate School Classes

Observation & Recording

“Observing and recording children’s behavior is the wellspring that nourishes and integrates the dual elements of a teacher’s role – doing and reflecting. Using these techniques, teachers learn to rely […]

Graduate School Classes

Child Development

Child Development (EDUC 500) is one of the foundational courses that are required by many of the graduate programs at Bank Street. I took the course during my first semester […]

Activities For The Classroom

I Love Math: And Other Things I Never Thought I’d Say

Before starting at Bank Street, there was one subject I was particularly nervous about tackling, and that subject was math. I have never felt comfortable with adding or subtracting in my […]

Graduate School Classes

How I Learned Science by Cleaning a Chicken

This summer, I am taking a course called “Science for Teachers” with Stan Chu. In one of our first classes, Stan nonchalantly mentioned that he is in his 48th year of […]