Tag Archives: Education

Teaching English and Connecting to Ancestry

As they have for several years, dozens of English as a Second Language (ESL or ESOL) instructors from all over the city gathered at the Tenement Museum on March 5 and 6 for the annual professional development workshops in conjunction … Read more…

Back to School: Some Thoughts on the Early History of Kindergarten

The weather is turning cooler, which can only mean one thing here in New York… it’s almost time to go back to school!  No matter your age, you can probably remember your kindgergarten teacher’s name (mine was Sister Claire). The … Read more…