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10/18 – BCS staff participate in Mastery Collaborative Quarterly!
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10/18 – BCS staff participate in Mastery Collaborative Quarterly!

On 10/18, a team of teachers with Scill attended the Mastery Collaborative Quarterly to participate in professional development in support of improving mastery-based grading schoolwide.  Brooklyn Collaborative staff and students are featured in two of the latest Mastery Collaborative’s videos (“Why we do this work?” and “How can mastery learning be more culturally responsive?”)! Continue reading

10/16-20 – Highlights of the Week!
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10/16-20 – Highlights of the Week!

In 6th grade Music, students created rhythm sentences and self-assessed them for quality.  Then they shared personal glows/grows with their groups.   In 7th grade Science, students conducted a lab looking at chemical and physical changes.     In 7th grade Theater, students have been learning about Mary Overlie‘s Viewpoints technique of composition. This technique acts as … Continue reading

10/5 – 11th Grade US History celebrates Premiere Night!
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10/5 – 11th Grade US History celebrates Premiere Night!

On Thursday, October 5th, 5-7pm, 11th grade students debuted their US History film projects at our first annual Premiere Night. Students spent the first few weeks of school critically examining different narratives of the Columbus encounter with the indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, and were then tasked with coming up with their own narratives to tell the story!  This expedition … Continue reading

10/2-6 – Highlights of the Week!
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10/2-6 – Highlights of the Week!

Here are some highlights from our week at Brooklyn Collaborative!   Grade 6 students are super excited about their new lockers.  Some students took extra time before school to personalize and decorate their new lockers!     Our Debate Team is up and running, led by Social Studies teacher Alejandro.  Here are a few photos from their first … Continue reading

9/25-29 – Highlights of the Week!
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9/25-29 – Highlights of the Week!

Here are some highlights from our week at Brooklyn Collaborative!   Students in 6th grade Science, as part of the ecology unit, dissected owl pellets. The students had already studied the different skull adaptations of owl prey and used that knowledge to hypothesize which organism the pellet was made up of.  Students will springboard off this work … Continue reading

Sign up for our HS Tours!
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Sign up for our HS Tours!

Are you interested in learning more about Brooklyn Collaborative for incoming Grade 9?  Here is our tour sign up link: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090e4ba8ab2ea2f49-high – We look forward to seeing you!   *Note: if you are interested in coming to Brooklyn Collaborative for middle school, please sign up here instead.  Our MS and HS tours are separate. Continue reading