Brooklyn’s Bridges: Connecting Communities & Classrooms

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: Join us for an immersive look at the evolution of transportation and community as we explore the history of bridges in Brooklyn. Brooklyn Bridge expert and noted author Richard Haw will discuss how these majestic feats of engineering and development have forever changed the landscape of our borough. This workshop provides Social Studies and ELA teachers with practice using primary sources and non-fiction texts in the classroom. Educators will learn techniques for using archival materials to develop new methods for increasing student engagement with local history topics. This opportunity is eligible for CTLE credits. Cost: $20.

Key dates: Monday, May 13, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plaza.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 10. 

Take action: Talk the opportunity over with your principal, then:

For more information: Contact Charlie Rudoy, crudoy@bklynlibrary.org or call (718) 230-2245.