UMP senior students at Park Slope Collegiate and their teachers Michael Salak and Gabriel Solis, researched the changing neighborhood of Gowanus, Brooklyn on foot and through the camera lens. Their photographs capture an area quickly shifting its identity – from industrial to residential, low- to high-rise, and affordable to luxury housing. Complicating these issues […]
Students at Park Slope Collegiate, Manuel Brito and Franciely Paulino, and their teachers, Louise Bauso and Michael Salak, worked with Paul Allison,the coordinator of the student writing blog Youth Voices Live to learn the skills of podcast creation for their Brooklyn History course. The students then applied their newly developed skills to an Urban Memory Project […]
Malik Dodson is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Malik participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. I’ve mentioned before that Park Slope Collegiate’s Class of 2016 have a Brooklyn History class. I’ve also mentioned that a part of their curriculum […]
Holly Ann Cocco is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Holly participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. DISPATCHES FROM BROOKLYN HISTORY In the second week of school students from Park Slope Collegiate got the opportunity to attend the Photoville exhibit, […]
Malik Dodson is a high school senior at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Last year Malik participated in an Urban Memory Project and is a guest blogger for UMP this Fall. Park Slope Collegiate’s Class of 2016 have Brooklyn History as their social studies class. Throughout this class, they will touch on several topics such […]
On Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, Students participating in an Urban Memory Project at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School, presented their work in a formal exhibition as part of the school’s Performance Night. 2015 marked the 10th anniversary of UMP’s partnership with the school, and the eighth year UMP’s founder, Rebecca Krucoff, has worked with co-teacher […]
UMP is working with the Gowanus Canal Conservancy to meet GCC’s vision of creating an “open, clean, and alive canal watershed.” UMP science educator, Ann Fraioli, is working with GCC to create professional development opportunities and a series of in-class and in-the-field science experiences for elementary and middle-school teachers and students in the Gowanus area. […]
Check out these photographs of Brooklyn neighborhoods by students at Park Slope Collegiate Secondary School. Thank you to Michael Salak, PSC teacher, and photographers Erica McDonald, Ruddy Roye, and Katja Heinemann for sharing their time and expertise. Beautiful work PSC seniors!
Join us at the Seward Park Library at 6pm, June 12 to celebrate the opening of a month-long exhibit of student photographs of the Lower East Side.
On April 16, 2012 LoMA students and neighborhood residents gathered at the Seward Park Library to exchange ideas, stories and perceptions of the Lower East Side. At the meeting were representatives of various LES communities: Long time residents; preservationists; journalists and photographers, and artists, all of whom had strong personal connections to the area. Students […]