December 26, 2013
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From Our Family to Yours

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko The best part about the holidays is getting to spend time with those closest to you- the ones you love most in this...

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December 19, 2013
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Have Fun. Do Good. Volunteer!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Are you looking for a fun, challenging, and rewarding experience to start the New Year off with? Why not sign up to volunteer...

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December 10, 2013
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Education for All

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Digital Storytelling and other Adult Course Offerings One of the most empowering realizations we can have as people is that the stories that...

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December 4, 2013
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The JFK Garden Club: A Delicious Education

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko With the holiday season upon us (and Thanksgiving having just passed) it’s safe to say that food has been on everyone’s minds lately-...

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November 19, 2013
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Student Screening: 12 Years a Slave

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko.  Filmmaker Steve McQueen’s latest movie, 12 Years a Slave, has been widely lauded by film critics since its initial debut. The film, which...

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November 12, 2013
Students take turns recording audio and video for the “Portrait of a Place” exercise.

Experimenting at the Lab

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko The foundational course at the Media Arts Lab is Experiments in Media. Described in our course catalog, it is a fantastic semester-long introduction,...

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August 30, 2013
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Add Some Animation to Your Life

Thanks to all the help we receive from our wonderful volunteers, fourth graders at Casimir Pulaski school in Yonkers created their own stop motion animation video through our Minds in Motion animation program...

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August 9, 2013
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Lab Camp – Week 7

We can’t believe Lab Camp is over today. Where did the summer go? Thanks to blogger Lukas, we have a great recap of the entire summer, and here’s the final installment! The week...

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August 7, 2013
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Mohegan Colony Storytelling and Music Festival

Who doesn’t love a good story? At the 13th Annual Mohegan Colony Storytelling and Music Festival kids and adults can enjoy classic and original stories told by an exciting list of professional storytellers! The event...

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August 6, 2013
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Farmers Market Fun for the Whole Family

Stop by the Pleasantville Farmers Market this Saturday, August 10 between 9:30-11am and say hi to some of our staff! We are hosting a fun family activity in which kids create their own thaumatrope. How do...

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August 2, 2013
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Lab Camp – Week 6

We can’t believe next week is the last week of Lab Camp! Here’s Lukas’s weekly update, with everything that happened in week 6. Session: 12-13 years old – Instructor: David Miller  This week...

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July 30, 2013
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Learning Isn’t Just for Students

Our 2013 Summer Teachers Institute, a multi-disciplinary experience to serve educators at every grade level and experience, and across subject area,  is underway! The program kicked off with a keynote address from our executive director,...

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July 27, 2013
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Meatball Sub

One of our newest programs at the Lab is Creators’ Co-op, exclusively for high school students. Members of Co-op participate in a variety of workshops, create original projects in collaborative crews, receive support to bring...

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July 26, 2013
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Lab Camp – Week 5

With 5 weeks of camp in the books, here are some photos to sum up this past week. Enjoy!   All Photos: Lukas Arbogast Related posts: Lab Camp – Week 7 Lab Camp...

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