Posts Tagged ‘P.S. 40’

Blackboard Awards: Laurel Nyeboe, Opening the Doors to the World

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

By Mary Stachyra In Laurel Nyeboe’s classroom, second- and third-grade children discuss stories in The New York Times, jump in place to solve math problems and earn certificates for good behavior. It’s a way of following the curriculum and having fun at the same time, and parents at P.S. 40, Augustus Saint-Gaudens School, have taken [&hellip
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A Hands-On Education

Written by admin on . Posted in Education, Special Sections

Independent P.S. 40 students learn by doing By Gavin Aronsen “It’s a magical place,” said P.S. 40 Principal Susan Felder, settling on the proper words to define her school. “There’s something really special about our kids.” Felder has been at the elementary school for the past seven years, during which time she has helped mold [&hellip
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Teacher’s Push to Succeed

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With Owen at the helm, students strive to excel and explore By Linnea Covington With a cheerful “Good morning!” Will Owen greets each student in his 4th-grade class as they sit down. As soon as they are settled, he does something he calls “stretching,” which entails lessons like pre-reading and observation, to ready their minds [&hellip
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