Category: Joy of Learning

When Comic Books Become Required Reading

From anime to Shakespeare, learn more about the many ways teachers are using graphic novels to turn students into Reading Superheroes!

It’s Time to Talk

This year’s first round of parent teacher conferences are scheduled throughout November; check out these tips and suggested questions to make the most out of your conferences!

Ruffing It

The DOE’s popular Comfort Dog program is now active at nearly 40 public schools across New York City.

Celebrate National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month

Join NYC schools and Americans across the U.S. as we recognize National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month (Sept 15 – Oct 15)

One Day Down, 179 To Go

NYC’s first day of school was a success! Relive the big day by checking out our official recap.

When Parents Become Classmates

Through the DOE’s new pilot program, the Family English Initiative, non-English speaking parents can obtain English language instruction alongside their children in grades K–2.

Teaching STEAM One Brick at a Time

Learn more about FaceLab, the DOE’s STEAM-based training program for parents at select elementary and middle schools across the City.

Remarkable Grads, Amazin’ Celebrations

The DOE teamed up with the New York Mets to honor 99 of the City’s most inspiring high school graduates for this year’s Remarkable Achievement Awards.

You Got the Look

NYC’s high school prom season was absolutely LIT this year. Take a look back at some of this prom season’s best student looks!

#Celebrate17 All Summer Long

Throughout June, NYC’s high school seniors used the social media tag, #Celebrate17, to highlight their success from the past school year. Take a look at some of the best stories we received throughout the month-long campaign!