Learn about diverse initiatives and unique fields of study ranging from child development, criminal justice, art history, and more in these videos that explore educational resources across our fair city.
Boys Hope Girls Hope NY is based in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, Boys Hope Girls Hope NY helps academically motivated high school students rise above disadvantaged backgrounds and become college-educated, career-ready, community-minded leaders.
Mouse's green technology project explores ways to work for the benefit of mankind.
A look at Mouse's circuitry and electronics course.
Having parents to help with reading comprehension helps kids at a young age.
Numerous New Yorkers cannot read at an eighth grade level, and learning to read better changes everything.
Pastor McBride works to improve the community and build trust between police officers and the people they serve.
Mohammed Abdulkarimu helps kids with their reading.
TeacherQuest is a professional development program based on game-learning principles.
A strategy game provides educators with opportunities for learning.
How to use technology to help shape kids' lives by creating more irresistible forms of learning.
Portal 2 captures the imagination of math and science educators throughout the country.
An exploration of learning design, this video is about how to use games and design to build a curriculum.
A Quest to Learn teacher talks about using Minecraft in classrooms, and how it can educate students.
LittleBigPlanet 2 designers talk about encouraging players to create their own levels in the game.
Quest to Learn students and teachers explain the benefits of Boss Level in classrooms.
Manga High creators talk about leveling math with metrics.
An International Crime and Justice professor from India talks about the intersection between gendered issues and criminal justice, from sexual violence to acid attacks.
Institute of Play shares tips on how to use classroom games for assessment.
A Nigerian student talks about the importance of education, in addition to public service, to create global change.
The professor talks about his political science classes as students learn social sciences, counter-terrorism and international crime.
Quest to Learn students talk about the fun they have while playing Historia with their peers.
An international criminal justice major praises the school's diversity, curriculum and opportunities for students.
Classrooms experiment with technology, develop projects, and show their teachers how to use it.
A disabled student studying political science and international relations talks about fighting for accessibility around the world, especially in her motherland, The Philippines.
A Quest to Learn teacher talks about her classroom's game and how it teaches to map the human body.
The LAPD police chief talks the militarization of police, police brutality and shootings, and how this creates unease in marginalized and over-policed communities.
From war crimes to human trafficking, the professor talks about the importance of studying international matters in order to excel in the study of international crime.
Get tips on how to successfully roll out educational games in a classroom.
A Quest to Learn teacher talks about his classroom's Galactic Mappers project.
The Cinema School staff explains what their curriculum has to offer and how they should be the destination for any student with dreams of a career in the field of cinema.
Teachers talk about Special Education NEST Programs and how they have helped children on the autism spectrum.
InsideSchools breaks down the kind of environment schools for special needs children offer.
Professional Performing Arts School staff and students talk about balancing regular and art academics.
Sherry Cleary talks about the standards held for staff and education offered in New York City Pre-K programs.
High school students talk about the pros and cons about wearing school uniforms.
InsideSchools gives advice to parents and guardians on what to look for when taking a tour of a potential elementary school for your child.
Students explain the pros and cons of attending small and large high schools.
InsideSchools gives advice on finding the perfect school for your child and the information you need to enroll.
Clara Hemphill talks with parents and students about taking the next steps to enroll in middle school.
High School of Graphic Communication Arts staff talks about their state of the art computer labs and how they hope it will improve student's future career paths.
A Quest to Learn teacher talks about her classroom's game that teaches how to map the human body.
A Quest to Learn teacher talks about her classroom's Rube Goldberg Machine Contest and how it teaches students about teamwork and failure.
A school teacher talks about integrating learning into the mission model at Quest to Learn.
A teacher talks about the importance of student collaborations.
Clara Hemphill explains what Career and Technical Education is and the benefits from attending a school where it is offered.
The professor talks growing up in Taiwan and Argentina, and how this influenced his study of criminal justice relating to veterans' brain injuries.
The International Crime and Justice professor talks teaching about gender roles relating to domestic violence and abuse, and research in the name of activism.
The International Crime and Justice professor talks mass incarceration, the excitement in seeing students learn, and why NYC is the best place to study criminal justice.
The Executive Director of Legal Services For Children talks reducing crime without punishment and granting rights for former prisoners.
Students from around the world praise the college for its welcoming environment for non-American pupils and rich cultural spirit.
The school's criminology and forensic psychology majors laud the SEEK Program-- Search for Education, Elevation and Knowledge-- which offers them support and mentorship.
The college's alliance with the Fire Department of New York as alumni use fire science studies to help them excel, and honoring the firefighters who fought on 9/11.
Quest to Learn student, Charles Raben, talks about taking on a responsibility to photograph social issues.
A Quest Teacher explains a game called Caterpillar, and how constantly challenging her students has helped her pinpoint what their strengths and weakness are.
Learn about The STEM Educators Academy and how instructors, both formal and informal, come together to build lessons for their students.
Games for Change visits Tribeca with their public arcade to promote the positive power of games.
Institute of Play instructors discuss their pilot program, MobileQuest CoLab, and how they plan to empower youth.
Students talk about what it took them to be accepted into a specialized high school.
Two students of the same school talk about their commute to school, which vary from a few minutes to a few hours.
Clara Hemphill gives tips to students and guardians on what to look for in school fairs.
InsideSchools gives advice on what it takes to enroll to an audition school.
Tips on applying to high school and the different steps to take for the best fit of a student.
InsideSchools Director, Clara Hemphill, outlines the pros and cons of zone, out-of-zone, dual language, and charter schools.
An artistic high school student from the Bronx faces obstacles in graduating and deliberates dropping out to help support his family. Community and educational organizations like Urban Youth Collaborative encourage him to stay in school.
A short documentary about the rise of social media and selfie culture and how it triggers young women's self-esteem, and how creative outlets like filmmaking can promote confidence.
New York City is filled with educational pioneers whose knowledge can challenge our everyday way of thinking. Meet inspiring individuals who continually seek to learn and impart wisdom on others in our community. This section features interviews from educational programs and leaders right in our backyard, including John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Reading Partners, Institute of Play, InsideSchools, Literacy Partners, Educational Video Center, and more.