The space game has become more and more dizzying across the city as schools open and close, and principals and administrators jockey for classrooms, leaving students caught in the middle. Our journalists went inside the schools to report.
Playing games to practice skills in the classroom is not new. But the conversation around technology-based educational games for students in school is somewhat of a novelty. Nonetheless, the kids and the teachers are having a blast.
Students Melvin Hill,19, Nikia Griffin, 17, and Jireh Gabsy, 18, aren’t strangers to gangs. The unrest, gunshots and fistfights mark their pasts like seasons.
Tilden was virtually shut down as students and faculty grieved for the loss of loved ones and the devastation of Haiti.
In an unexpected wrist-slap to the Bloomberg administration, a Manhattan state supreme court judge halted the closing of 19 failing schools across the city yesterday.
High school students not fluent in English are allowed to take the New York State Regents exams in their native language, but there are very few translations of textbooks.
Fernandez is just one of hundreds of students at the school who have benefited from its dual 9th-grade curricula.
In the school’s push for complete computer and Web literacy, Alejandro Sosa is taking the opportunity to integrate technology into every last bit of his curriculum.