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 […]
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 […]
We have some big news: the Open Future Institute is expanding to California! In July we completed a very moving training with ten teachers from Alliance Marine – Innovation & Technology, a public charter school in the largest Charter Network […]
“Your team did a wonderful job of exposing our incoming freshmen to new ways of thinking about themselves, others and the world around them through the QUESTion workshops. We are excited to see how this new cohort grows intellectually, socially […]
Passing along an early green of summer trees, we reviewed our presentation one last time. Amherst College had invited us to present the QUESTion Project to a group of alumni interested in the holistic, human side of education. Three ambassadors […]
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 […]
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 […]