New York Academy State of the School Report

State of the School Report New York Academy, March 2018 New York Academy State of the School Report NEW YORK ACADEMY Brian Kissman, Head of School State of the School Report As we are a growing school, we are continuously looking for ways to strengthen the quality of our school…

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 York Academy is building customized…

Looking Ahead to NYA 2018-19

I will soon publish the New York Academy State of the School Report, 2018. As we are a growing school, we are continuously looking for ways to strengthen the quality of our school and our position for the future. We are proud of how far we have come this year…

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 Greek root, which means,…

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 we had our S.T.E.A.M. Night…

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 days of workshops and training….

We Give Thanks

New York Academy would like to take this opportunity to wish our School Community and everyone a very special Thanksgiving. It is the time of year we reflect with gratitude for everything we have. And, it is a time to think and act upon what it means to give for…