July 23, 2015

What’s It Like on Your Path?

This is a post by JBFC Communications Manager Karolina Manko Day three of the Summer Teachers Institute was a whirlwind of innovative approaches to storytelling. The morning began with Keynote Speaker, Lance Weiler who...

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February 10, 2015

Image, Sound, and Story in the Classroom

This is a post by Brady Shoemaker, JBFC Director of Curriculum “Watch your framing,” I said as I looked over the student’s shoulder at the viewfinder of her camera. “Oh, right; rule of...

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July 22, 2014

Have the Greatest Ambition Possible!

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko Eighty-five Pre-K – 12 educators gathered today for the start of 2014 Summer Teachers Institute, a week-long experience across the JBFC campus. Daniel...

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April 14, 2014
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We’re Teaching Teachers: Professional Development at the JBFC

This is a post by JBFC Education Assistant Karolina Manko It’s hard to be certain but spring truly is on the way, and we’re gearing up for all the events and goings-on that...

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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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March 30, 2013
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Teaching our Teachers

Every summer at the Lab we provide a course called the Summer Teachers Institute (STI) for pre-K–grade 12 educators. STI teaches educators to incorporate the language of image and sound into the Common Core...

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July 26, 2012
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Teachers Can Be Students Too

Our 2012 Summer Teachers Institute (STI) is underway! Here is a photo of teachers from around Westchester learning about the art of animation at our Media Arts Lab. We run STI every summer as a...

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