Graduate Admissions Blog

Category: Supervised Fieldwork & Advisement

Nilda Bayron Resnick
Faculty Post

An Advisor’s Reflection

One of the things that drew me to Bank Street in 1986 was hearing about the unique and exceptional approach of Bank Street’s fieldwork process. Not having been a graduate […]

Soyoung Park
Faculty Post

Practicing Radical Care During Supervised Fieldwork

“I don’t know what I would have done if it weren’t for this group.” These are words that a graduate student recently shared in one of my supervised fieldwork conference […]

Supervised Fieldwork & Advisement

Supervised Fieldwork: Conference Groups

It’d been whispered a time or two that educators often need therapy. Not the lay-on-a-chaise-and-spill-all-your-existential-crises-out-to-a-doctor kind of therapy (although there’s nothing wrong with that). No, more like the kind of […]

Supervised Fieldwork & Advisement

Supervised Fieldwork: Observation

Nothing terrifies a teacher more than mentioning a class observation. Teachers are observed a lot – a whole lot. Whether from the city, the state, independent organizations, or any part […]

Supervised Fieldwork & Advisement

Supervised Fieldwork at Cool Culture

Along with graduation, what I was most looking forward to at the start of my last semester at Bank Street was the supervised fieldwork portion of the museum education program […]

Culturally Responsive Practice

Talking about Race in the Classroom

“Shallow understanding from people of goodwill is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection” – Dr. Martin Luther […]

Supervised Fieldwork & Advisement

My First Day in the Classroom

Walking into my classroom on the first day of school, I was a bundle of nerves. Would they like me? Am I smart enough? Can I really do this? My […]

Activities For The Classroom

Student Teacher: Teacher and Student

Every program at Bank Street involves some form of supervised fieldwork. Depending on the program this can be as a head teacher, assistant teacher, or a student teacher. For my […]

Graduate School Classes

Supervised Fieldwork Demystified

These are questions I often hear about Supervised Fieldwork at Bank Street: How does Bank Street help you get your placement? When do you find out? What do you do when […]