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Sourcing the National Archives in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Join us for an informative meeting hosted by the Association of Teachers of Social Studies and United Federation of Teachers.

Moving forward after a difficult year

The worst thing we can do as teachers is to ignore what has happened the past year. How can you start the school year in a way that acknowledges the trauma of the pandemic and sets students up for success as we move forward?

Implementing culturally responsive education

Rather than just seeing them for what their scores say or what we unconsciously believe about them, we need to make sure that we as teachers are centering student voices and experiences in our curriculum and instruction.

Holding history in their hands

This Brooklyn teacher uses immersive, engaging lessons and storytelling techniques to bring the past to life for his middle school students.

The magic of art

School social worker Maureen Eigenfeld has made art the cornerstone of her therapeutic work with students at the Bronx Writing Academy, a United Community School in Concourse Village.

What makes successful co-teaching?

Thousands of New York City public school teachers work together in Integrated Co-Teaching classrooms, in which one special education teacher and one general education teacher work alongside each other. But what are the ingredients of a successful...

Bridging the post-pandemic learning gap

Helping students rebound from the pandemic, both academically and emotionally, is a union priority as all students return in September for in-person learning.

Planning ahead after a challenging year

As this challenging year comes to an end, here are some steps you can take now to get ready for a smoother return to your classroom in the fall.

Lessons learned from remote era

Insights about how our students learn best that were gained while working remotely will be helpful when we all return to the classroom.

Virtual field trips offer unique experiences

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the end of the school year was a popular time for class trips. This year, you don’t have to completely forgo those experiences; you and your students can embark on virtual field trips instead.