From the Dean of Teacher Education: Boarding the Second Train By Ric Campbell The train of education ideas in the media seems endless.
Morning Announcements MAT Program news for the fall quarter
The NYC Campus Teachers in Residence: A Year in the Life of the Urban Teacher Residency By Justine Haemmerli and Michael Sadowski In Bard’s new program in the South Bronx, MAT students experience the daily life of a school building for seven months, taking their graduate courses and doing their student teaching all within one urban campus.
The California Campus A Plea for Inefficiency By Scott Raymoure Ninth-grade students at Paramount Bard Academy studied Gary Soto’s poem “Saturday at the Canal” and then produced their own book of poems.
Institute for Writing and Thinking Applying IWT Practices in the Preparatory Classroom By Kate Sullivan If I respect my Preparatory students so much, why did I not, after my first IWT course, try Institute methods with them?
Paper Trail The Academic Research Project The MAT Program at Bard College requires students in each field of study to complete an academic research project that engages them in inquiry and the development of knowledge in their discipline.
School Textbook Analysis: The Anti-Rent Era and Garraty’s The American Nation By John L. Ahern
Notes from the Field State of Doubt By Derek Furr One reason that Hamlet endures is that it perfectly dramatizes the state of doubt, which begins at the turning point toward adulthood; it is also the essential, disconcerting lesson of literary study.