5/30 – 6th Graders Present at the Public Library
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5/30 – 6th Graders Present at the Public Library

Last Friday, 6th grade ELA students wrapped up their work with Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Connections at a convocation in the BPL’s Dweck Center auditorium. They were represented by Xavi, Jada, and Stefanie who presented their work on Gentrification: Who Owns a Neighborhood? Brooklyn Connections is the school outreach arm of Brooklyn Public Library’s Brooklyn Collection and offers … Continue reading

4/28 – Student Organized Day of Silence
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4/28 – Student Organized Day of Silence

Brooklyn Collaborative upper and lower grades Gender and Sexuality Alliances (GSA) organized a school-wide Day of Silence (DOS) on Friday, April 28th to bring awareness to the silencing effects of bullying for LGBTQ students and those perceived to be LGBTQ. Hundreds of students wore stickers and remained silent throughout the day to show support. At … Continue reading

4/26 – 7th Grade Debate!
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4/26 – 7th Grade Debate!

Students in 7th grade ELA have been learning about debate technique as well as how to find the strongest evidence to support your arguments. Yesterday they put these skills to the test while participate in a day long debate about the death penalty in the United Stated. The were joined by family members, community activists … Continue reading

3/9 – Lower Grades ET Update
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3/9 – Lower Grades ET Update

6th grade: How Does Gentrification Affect a Neighborhood? In class, students have begun to study the topic of gentrification. They have begun researching the positives and negatives of gentrification in general and specifically in The Mission neighborhood in San Francisco On this ET, students had the opportunity to see the affects of gentrification in Brooklyn … Continue reading

1/31 – Lower Grades Intensives Update
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1/31 – Lower Grades Intensives Update

EL Education students learn from fieldwork, experts, and service in addition to learning from text. They use the natural and social environments of their communities as sites for purposeful fieldwork and service connected to academic work, and they use professional experts and citizens with firsthand knowledge of events and issues to ensure accuracy, integrity, and … Continue reading