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Past, Present and Memory

Two days after the anniversary of 9/11, an eleventh grader led discussions on story, memory and history with several classes.

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September 23, 2016 | Community, Secondary

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Of Refugees and Migrants

As the UN General Assembly gets underway, the topic of migrants and refugees will be high on the agenda. At the LFNY Cultural Center, we'll take an historic and contemporary look at the crisis. Find out more. > more

September 9, 2016 | Cultural Events, Panels

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La place du numérique dans l’école primaire

Depuis plusieurs années, les nouvelles technologies de l’information et de la communication investissent nos salles de classe. Qu’est-ce que ces outils apportent aux élèves? Les nouvelles technologies ont-elles leur place dans l’enseignement ? Enquête dans l’école primaire du Lycée Français de New York. > more

August 15, 2016 | Digital Learning, Innovative Teaching, Primary

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Citizen Scientists

I had the opportunity to observe some 20 emerging scientists in action when attending an eighth grade interdisciplinary project-based research class, co-taught by a science teacher and a mathematics teacher. The students displayed not only great focus, but exceptional excitement. > more

August 4, 2016 | Head of School, Project-based Learning

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The “R” Spot and the Bilingual Brain

Multilingual people are cognitively more agile than monolinguals, and that reaps tremendous benefits in terms of their ability to focus, deal with ambiguity and even understand symbolic systems like math and music. > more

July 22, 2016 | Bilingualism