School For Children Curiculum Guides
Curriculum Resources is an ongoing endeavor at Bank Street College of Education between the School for Children (SFC) and Continuing Professional Studies (CPS) to provide open curriculum resources for teachers. These resources are developed by SFC teachers and embody all the principles of children's growth and learning that were derived from Bank Street's philosophy of progressive education. This project continues the mission of CPS to provide rich materials and resources for the professional development of teachers worldwide.
These resources are free and open to all educators.
Nature of Belief Curriculum Guide
This guide focuses on living world religions including, places of worship, prayer and ritual, creation stories and views of the afterlife, rites of passage, sacred texts and morality.
Bank Street Balanced Literacy Curriculum Guide
This guide helps children develop literacy skills and apply them in natural ways to their learning.
Science Expo Explained Curriculum Guide
This guide is a model for how to create a hands-on, in-school, standards-based, STEM appropriate science expo, not a traditional science fair curriculum.