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Students Capture the Gowanus

  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 […]

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Student Podcasts Narrate a Changing Brooklyn

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 […]

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