November 14, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Celebration of “Rainbow of Cultures”

On October 24, HWIS hosted a free virtual celebration showcasing a “Rainbow of Cultures”. One of the highlighted HudsonWay projects was a multidisciplinary project led by NJ Spanish teacher Maria Campana...
November 14, 2021

Field Trip to Liberty Science Center

The students explored many different kinds of exhibits during this field trip. They observed a variety of fish that are found in the Hudson River, monkeys that are not indigenous to our state, chameleons, cockroaches, praying mantises, and snakes OH MY!
November 14, 2021

English Science Unit on Mixtures

ur 4th and 5th graders in the NY campus were enthusiastically engaged in a hands-on investigation of “Chemical Reactions” exploring the concepts of solubility..
October 1, 2021

ARCTIC TIE – a mnemonic for HudsonWay’s Values

In the first few weeks of school students took a deep dive into what it means to live the values of HudsonWay - Accountability, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Innovation, Community Service, Transparency, Integrity, Excellence. Teacher Yonca Oktay led a rich discussion on each value, what it looks and sounds like, and created scenarios that demonstrated them. Teacher Shanshan Zhang created games to help her students internalize their meanings.
October 1, 2021

Welcome Teacher’s College student teachers

For the 4th year, HWIS-NY has partnered with Columbia University’s Teacher’s College to provide an environment for student teachers to get real life experience teaching in the classroom supported by a mentor teacher. In exchange, HWIS benefits from the ideas and additional support that these teachers provide.
August 11, 2021

An Enriching Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp 2021 at our NY campus has been nothing short of an educational, fun, immersive, and a joyous experience for campers of all ages and languages! Each 2-week session was theme-based and boy, did our staff outdo themselves with engaging the campers every session!
June 23, 2021

Science Fair Challenges

Our science fairs are always done in both the target language (Mandarin or Spanish) and in English. This year we added some unique challenges such as our Solar Oven challenge in which students were divided into teams...
June 23, 2021

NY Explorer Mural

During this COVID year sculpture artist Walter Pineda completed a mural in the NY campus honoring the spirit of exploration around the world.  Based solely on images, he freehanded a 3D map of the world...

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