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Please join the Bank Street community for a book launch party for:
Celebrating Bank Street's First 100 Years
by Hal Melick, '74, Graduate Faculty, and Robie Harris, '70
Friday, February 10th at 5:30 PM in the Bank Street Library
Featuring remarks by the authors and a song by School for Children students led by music teacher Betsy Blachly, '90
Light refreshments will be served.
The intent for this book was to convey in words and images the essence of our beloved institution and the very real ways we approach education for adults as well as for children from infancy through forever. You can borrow the published book from the Library or purchase your own copy either in the Library or at the Bank Street Book Store. Each chapter was designed to echo both John Dewey's and Lucy Sprague Mitchell’s core ideas about learning as actively ‘doing.’ These ideas and principles are still in practice today at Bank Street for both children and adults. The verbs we chose for each chapter were intended to capture those principles and communicate how experiential learning is enacted today at Bank Street. By doing so, we hoped to convey the intentional interplay between theory and practice, which we believe all teachers and leaders must know and DO!
Each chapter has three sections as a way of showing the thread of history from 1916 to 2016:
Bank Street Then
—Bank Street's history, roots, and values
Bank Street Now
—Ways the School for Children and the Family Center foster teaching and learning
Graduate School Voices
—Voices of Graduate School faculty and alumni reflect how teaching and learning is enacted at the College today
Celebrating Bank Street's First 100 Years is available for sale at the Bank Street Book Store and the Bank Street Library.