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Showcasing a diverse student population

To showcase the diverse student population at PS 60 in Queens, this ENL teacher created an interactive, multicultural experience where students are able to locate their native country on the world map and share fun facts that represent the uniqueness of each culture.

Play-doh monsters

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PS/IS 268 science teacher Maria Katsanos uses an engaging lesson to teach about genes and inherited traits.

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Inside my classroom

Second-grade teachers Linda Querni and Patricia Greco used Play-Doh as a "get to know you" activity at the start of school. Students used the Play-Doh to answer the prompts and then discussed with their classmates to learn about each other.

Inside My Classroom

Inside my classroom

Hana Nudelman, a universal literacy coach at PS 34 in Manhattan, uses this chart in her literacy centers to help develop phonemic awareness in early learners. Students say the picture word out loud and then use the different colored Post-its to represent each sound in the word. 

Inside my Classroom

Inside my classroom

The students in teacher Donna Griebel’s pre-K class celebrated their identities by mixing paints to create a color that matched each child’s unique skin tone.

Image shows a poster board with the words "Whoomp, it's a 10!" Below is an image of a ten-frame with counters

Whoomp, it's a 10!

Math teacher Lauren Cosides from the Family School in the Bronx has discovered a fun way to teach the making of 10 in math to her 1st-graders.