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The Open Future Institute Staff, pictured here before our QUESTion Project class at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics in the Bronx, NY! Director, Program Growth and Development: Isobel King Student Coordinator: Josh Mesnik

Notes on Fearlessness from Marlene:.

Marlene is a freshman at one of the high schools offering the QUESTion Class. At the end of the Fearlessness pillar, she wrote these answers in response to some questions that her teacher posed. It wasn’t too hard for us […]

By |December 16th, 2018|Blog, Student Blog|0 Comments

Creating Outlets for Humanity: A Vision for Education – Part 2 .

Founder Gerard Senehi (center) with wife and co-founder, Francesca Rusciani (left) and intern and alumnus of the QUESTion Class Natalia Inoa (right) at a performance in New York City.

(To read part 1, click here) https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/creating-outlets-for-huma_b_9228134.html

 

“I had a total breakthrough! […]

By |September 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The QUESTion Project Welcomes Students – and Teachers – to their First Day of School

Open Future Institute wants to share how excited we are to get this new year underway. In fact, it may have seemed that QUESTion Class teachers and Open Future Institute co-facilitators were more eager than students to get up to […]

By |September 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

QUESTion Project Expands to New School in Los Angeles.

The Question Project is back and making an even bigger presence in the Los Angeles area, expanding into the Alliance Bloomfield High School and training the new teachers coming into the Alliance Marine High School. And two more schools intend […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

QUESTion Class Connects Students from Both Sides of the Country.

Two classrooms on two different oceans, sharing one computer screen. This semester, high school students taking the QUESTion Project in LA and NYC traded stories, asked big questions, and exchanged popular lingo from their cities in a real-time video gathering.

 
Students at […]

By |July 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

When Holland Travels to the Bronx to QUESTion Together.

On one of the last, chilly spring mornings in New York City, excited Dutch students waited, up and ready, to finally meet face-to-face with the Bronx native pen-pals they had been writing to.  Every year, journalism students from Windeshein University […]

By |June 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

An Exciting Civic Engagement Partnership.

A group of our QUESTion Ambassadors from 3 our of schools in the Bronx, have started  a joint campaign with the District Office,  as they realize their civic responsibility and agency in their communities. With the challenges that our country […]

By |May 24th, 2018|Internship, News|0 Comments

QUESTion Day Inspires All.

A few weeks ago, during a QUESTion Day assembly at one of our partner schools in the Bronx, a group of students stood on stage and spoke to an audience of 500 peers about their experience in the QUESTion Class. A Muslim […]

By |April 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Reimagining Student Leadership in the Classroom

Students are leading the QUESTion Class! Over the course of this semester, more and more students are taking on greater responsibility in the classroom as teaching assistants. This role, however, is not new. During the QUESTion Project’s first year at […]

By |December 7th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Moment in the Subway

By Angelina Arias
Student, Bronx High School for Law and Community Service

Tom eagerly stepped through the doors of the train and sat in a nearby seat. […]

By |September 2nd, 2017|Student Blog|0 Comments