Pivoting to a Virtual World >

NYC Outward Bound Schools teachers, staff and students were forced to get creative when schools closed their doors in the spring. As we now face a similar situation, we look back on what worked best in our pivot to the virtual world.

Creating a Virtual Crew Expedition >

This fall, NYC Outward Bound Schools rolled out its first Virtual Crew Expedition, a reimagined course with the same community building goals as a traditional wilderness expedition.

Why is voting important? A Brooklyn Collaborative student shares her experience. >

Akeelah Hargett Baldwin, a freshman at Brooklyn Collaborative Studies, recounts her experience in YVote’s #2020VisionforChange program, a cross-partisan civic engagement workshop for NYC teens.

Launch Reopens with Innovative Distance Teaching Model >

School leaders at Launch detail their approach to Distance Teaching, a model that allows for high quality remote instruction and in-school supervision of students who don’t have the option to learn at home during the day.

A Message to the Community from Richard Stopol >

Read a message about Richard Stopol’s departure and legacy with NYC Outward Bound Schools.

MELS Teachers Argue the Feasibility of Hybrid Learning in Washington Post Article >

Fifty teachers at MELS, a NYC Outward Bound School in Forest Hills, Queens, wrote a perspective piece for The Washington Post about their issues with the DOE’s hybrid learning structure.

Sign Up For a Free Webinar on Remote Learning Best Practices >

NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering a free webinar on Sept. 22 with a panel of guests who will discuss lessons learned while teaching and learning remotely last spring, and what they’re planning to do differently this fall to make school less stressful and more productive.

Register Now: One More Opportunity to Attend Community-Building Webinar >

Back by popular demand, NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering an interactive webinar this fall that will give attendees the tools to build community across blended and remote learning environments.

Register Now: One More Opportunity to Attend Community-Building Webinar >

Back by popular demand, NYC Outward Bound Schools is offering an interactive webinar this fall that will give attendees the tools to build community across blended and remote learning environments.

School Designers Lead Virtual PD to Support & Connect Network Educators  >

Amid uncertainty surrounding the new school year, NYC Outward Bound Schools hosted two virtual professional development institutes.