The Progressive Education at New York Academy

Progressive education engages students in learning through meaningful experiences. Learning is purposeful. Students engage in the authentic act of thinking and doing – reading, writing, presentation, conversation, mathematical problem solving, scientific inquiry, design thinking & maker learning, community service and civic engagement. Students learn to…

NYA Mentor Mentee Program

NYA Mentor Mentee Program 2018-19 New York Academy is a school that is dedicated to building a cultural of professionalism. And, we are committed to maintaining effective school to home communication to inform and educate our stakeholders as to the quality of our work, ultimately…

NYA Curriculum Units of Study

What is a Unit of Study? A Unit of Study is a multi-week plan of instruction and learning, which makes explicit and intentional what students are to know, understand, and be able to do in a particular subject area with a focus on specific topics. New…

Growing a Passion for Learning

Lifelong learners are motivated to learn and develop because they want to; it is a deliberate and voluntary act. Lifelong learning can enhance our understanding of the world around us, provide us with more and better opportunities and improve our quality of life. Remember that the word pedagogy comes from…

The Scientific Process at NYA

The scientific process is another example of how New York Academy engages kids in learning to not just gain facts, knowledge, and skills, but to learn how to think. We engage our students in learning to “learn to learn.” This week at New York Academy…

Professional Development at New York Academy

Next Frontiers Inclusion Workshop January 18, 19, and 20 2018 New York Academy is committed to supporting the professional growth of its educators. And, we are committed to meeting the needs of all learners. We are proud to provide our faculty and staff with three…

21st Century Technology and Education

New York Academy is committed to providing our students with 21st Century knowledge, understanding, and skill sets required to be successful in our rapidly changing technological world. What does this mean? What does learning look like that effectively integrates 21st Century technology? Most in the…

The Design Thinking Process

Engaging kids in projects to learn is a part of many school curriculums. But, like most everything, learning through projects continues to evolve; and, the evolution of late has been groundbreaking! It’s referred to as the Design Thinking Process. What is the Design Thinking Process?…

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