Tag Archives: Museum Education

Education at BHS: CASA/Young Curators at P.S. 276

The Young Curators is an after-school program led by Brooklyn Historical Society educators guiding students through a themed investigation of their school’s neighborhood using primary sources from BHS’s collection and other resources. Based upon their given theme, (i.e. Colonial Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Teens Explore History & Innovation at the Navy Yard

Once again, I’m pleased to introduce a guest post by Fall Education Intern, Stephanie Krom.  Stephanie is a student in the NYU Archives and Public History MA program.  This semester in the Education Department, Stephanie has worked with K-12 students … Continue reading

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Research, Writing, and Art: P.S. 312’s Fourth Graders Curate a History of Bergen Beach

Along with Educator Emily Gallagher, BHS Educator Alex Tronolone is working closely with a team of “young curators” at P.S. 312 to uncover the history of their Bergen Beach neighborhood this spring.  The work the students create will ultimately go … Continue reading

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Museums and the Common Core: What’s Your Role?

Last Tuesday, Brooklyn Historical Society hosted the New York Museum Educators Roundtable (NYCMER) in an event dubbed “Museums and the Common Core: What’s Your Role?” The event was open to NYCMER members and the public and the audience wound up … Continue reading

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