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A day in the Question Class in the South Bronx

Students began class by organizing their chairs into a circle. When everyone got quiet, the teacher silently stepped into the spotlight, placed an envelope on the floor, and then walked away. In the silence that followed, the mysterious envelope seemed […]

By |April 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What happens when the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics’ Pink Ladies meet with BCSMen to discuss big life questions?

The answer: incredible communication.

“How do boys feel about girls’ insecurities?” “Why do guys not show sensitivity?” “Why don’t you tell me what the problem is instead of ignoring me?” “What does it mean to be masculine?” These […]

By |April 5th, 2017|News|0 Comments

First QUESTion Day at TAPCo reaches 700

Magic happens when 700 high school and middle school students come together to explore life’s biggest questions!

And, the magic yields power when our biggest questions are part of a larger conversation. We were thrilled to join TAPCO students in creating […]

By |January 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Three Schools in Fall 2016!

The most exciting chapter in the QUESTion Project story has begun. As the fall 2016 semester kicks off, the QUESTion Class is running in three different public high schools in the South Bronx with over 330 students enrolled!

In these schools 27-52% […]

By |October 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

QUESTion Community Labs Grow and Spark Dialogue

As part of our summer internship program, our high school QUESTion Ambassadors facilitated two QUESTion Community Labs with several dozen students from the Boys’ Club of New York (ISP Summer Prep Program) and the Central Park Conservancy Student Internship Team. […]

By |August 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

To Reach a Younger Audience… QUESTion Goes to Elementary School!

We recently reached our youngest group of QUESTioners, ever! And what we found couldn’t be more eye-opening.

When we were first asked to engage a room full of seventy 5th graders at Bronx Charter School for Better Learning, we didn’t know what to expect; […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Student Ambassadors Lead Inspiring Workshop At Global Kids

Five of our star QUESTion Student Ambassadors came together last week to facilitate a 3-hour workshop for their peers at Global Kids, a nonprofit organization that provides global education and leadership development programs for NYC-based youth.

This was one of our first student-led workshops, and we are […]

By |May 3rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Student Ambassadors Take QUESTion Out of the Classroom

As our QUESTion alumni family grows, so do our program offerings. We’ve launched our first-ever afterschool QUESTion Ambassador Program for students who have taken the Course and wish to stay involved. Their voices are reaching beyond the classroom as they take on more leadership […]

By |March 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Model High School In Its Second Year

A new semester is underway at our model school, Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics. Now in our second year of partnership, a team of newly trained BCSM teachers have become QUESTion Facilitators and stand by our side, ready to […]

By |March 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

The QUESTion Project: We Are Busy this Summer!

At Open Future Institute Headquarters, we have an international hive this Summer…from India to Egypt, to the Bronx….we are so happy to have with us 13 interns, in addition to our staff.  Srikanth who is postgraduating at Pace University and […]

By |July 17th, 2015|News, QUESTion|0 Comments