Category: Joy of Learning

Celebrate Pride Month

June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) Pride Month. Check out the DOE’s commemorative list of books and websites for students of all ages!

Ferry Good Names

For the second straight year, NYC’s second graders got the chance to help NYC Ferry name its newest vessels. Check out photos from our winners’ celebratory ferry rides, and learn which names made this year’s cut!

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this cultural celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Get in the spirit of this celebration by checking out the DOE’s suggested books and websites for students of all ages!

Poetry Season

April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate the beauty and power of poetry throughout the rest of the year with our handy list of suggested titles for readers of all ages!

“Alegría” and Joy in Brooklyn

As part of his citywide tour of NYC’s public schools, Chancellor Richard Carranza stopped by Brooklyn’s Brighter Choice Community School to learn more about the school’s Dual Language program.

Alegría y joy en Brooklyn

Siguiendo con su recorrido por las escuelas de la Ciudad de Nueva York, el canciller del Departamento de Educación Richard A. Carranza visitó Brighter Choice Community School en Brooklyn, cuyo programa de Idioma Dual en español intenta atraer a más estudiantes hispanos.

Deadline EXTENDED

The DOE’s School Wellness Campaign Contest now has a new deadline! Take a stand for wellness and submit your entries by Monday, March 26!

Taking a Turn for the Nurse

In celebration of Career Exploration Month, we visited the World Academy for Total Community Health H.S. (WATCH) to check out the school’s Certified Nursing Assistant Program.

Discovering Herstory

March is Women’s History Month. Join NYC’s public schools and celebrate “herstory” all year long with our list of books and websites for students of all ages!