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Green Street is looking for class proposals!

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The Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is looking for class proposals for children in grades 1-5 in music, visual art, culture, languages, dance, movement, nutrition, media, other arts disciplines, environment, science, and math. We are particularly interested in classes that integrate art, math, and science in a fun, hands-on way that children may not be…

Teaching Music to Children in Local Schools (MUSC463)

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Looking for that elusive fourth class to round out your schedule this year? Check out “Teaching Music to Children in Local Schools” (MUSC463), a service-learning course also cross-listed with the Civic Engagement Certificate and the Study of Education Certificate. Professor David Nelson, Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Music Department, writes in: Music 463 (Teaching Music to…

Hiring – Front Desk Assistants at Green Street

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The Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is hiring a few Wesleyan students to work as front desk assistants this fall. The weekly hours will vary for this position depending on the schedule of events at Green Street (not a consistent number of hours per week). Front desk assistants should be available for some shifts on Mondays –…

Girls in Science Camp

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Spend a week as a scientist! Perform experiments! Explore chemistry, electronics, and physics with Wesleyan professors this summer. Campers will meet college student mentors, learn about science careers, create scientific posters, and share what they learn with family and friends at a Science Showcase.  This is a wonderful opportunity for girls entering grades 4, 5 and…

Iddrisu Saaka Dance Program at Green Street

Iddrisu Saaka leading a movement activity at Green Street.

Green Street Teaching and Learning Center hosted a special half day program on Friday, March 11th. Artist-in-Residence, Iddrisu Saaka, of Wesleyan’s dance department, led the children in our AfterSchool program in a lively afternoon of dance, rhythms and games from his native Ghana. Several Wesleyan students assisted with the activity.  

Epidemiology at Green Street

AfterSchool students experimenting with epidemiology.

On March 9th, two Yale research scientists, Kristen Murfin and Kellie Jurado, came to the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center to teach a workshop for the AfterSchool program. Middletown schools had a half day, so the kids spent all afternoon working with the scientists. First, they watched a presentation about what epidemiologists do and learned…

Teach at Green Street this Fall

Are you interested in teaching a class this fall at the Green Street AfterSchool program? You can submit a proposal for a class through this on-line survey. Classes can be from any discipline, and have included in the past a cappella, circus skills, capoeira, rap/poetry, origami, gardening, environmental studies, and interdisciplinary classes (especially those involving math  or science).Team teaching…

Eye Movement and Reading Lab

Professor Barbara Juhasz, Akila Raoul ’16, and Micaela Kaye ’16 took a field trip to the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center last December as a part of Professor Juhasz’s Eye Movement and Reading Lab to explore compound words and how they are created with first- fifth grade students in the after-school program at Green…

Discovery AfterSchool Stories- Art & Science

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This is a cross-post from the Green Street Teaching and Learning Center. In this series,  Discovery AfterSchool Instructors share stories from their classes. For more information on our AfterSchool Program, please visit their website. Spring registration is open! Remember that Wesleyan faculty and staff get 50% off the attendance fee!  By: Lindsay Behrens Art & Science…