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Graduate NYC






Special Project

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Grant Summary

$125,000 over 33 months to refine previous iterations of the Collaborative Curriculum Revision and Pedagogy Project, leading to the development of a “how-to” guide for dissemination across college and K-12 systems. Communities of practice will be formed between NYC high school and college faculty teaching across similar disciplines, including the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and mathematics. Together they will focus on students’ high school-to-college transition and consider ways to adjust their teaching practice to enhance student preparation. They will meet for monthly workshops on topics to include: (1) alignment between standardized testing and college-level work; (2) strategies for including quantitative literacy, critical thinking, and oral and written communication across the curriculum; and (3) skillsets such as close reading/annotating, using evidence, and conducting research. Non-academic topics will include self-advocacy, faculty interaction, and campus resources. Partners will also have opportunities to visit each others’ classrooms and offer feedback to each other. Graduate NYC will host two events per year in which all participating members of current and past curriculum revision projects can discuss the projects’ strengths and weaknesses, continue learning, and share the model with others who are not currently involved in the project.