Entries by Valarie Hunsinger

Seals, Rays, and Sharks, Oh My!: Hyde’s Summer Program Students Visit the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk Connecticut

Last Wednesday, the students of Hyde’s Summer Enrichment Program ventured out of the Bronx to visit Norwalk, Connecticut’s renowned Maritime Aquarium. Our elementary school students learned about marine life during this field trip by getting up close and personal with a diverse array of ocean residents – from seals, starfish, and otters to stingrays, jellyfish, […]

Enseñanza a la Conciencia: El Simposio de Estudiantes del Proyecto del Río del Bronx muestra el activismo interdisciplinario

Al comienzo del año escolar, los maestros de muchas disciplinas discutieron hacer un proyecto interdisciplinario con los estudiantes de primer año. Colleen Brosnan, presidenta del departamento de ciencias, tomó la iniciativa en el proyecto. La Sra. Brosnan y otros maestros, incluyendo la maestra de historia, Grace Mason decidieron hacer el proyecto en el río Bronx […]

Teaching to Conscience: The Bronx River Project Freshmen Symposium Showcases Interdisciplinary Activism

 At the beginning of the school year teachers across many disciplines discussed doing an interdisciplinary project with the freshmen. Science department chair, Colleen Brosnan took the lead in the project. Ms. Brosnan and other teachers including history teacher, Grace Mason decided to do the project on the Bronx River to bring a community aspect to […]