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Brush ‘Em Like Crazy

Students in our Health Literacy programs learned to brush their teeth, and brush 'em well!

Posted 16 months ago by beccavanderjagt

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Harlem Ivy Service Learning Projects

The Service Learning projects this semester were a great success! Students were advocates in their schools to stop bullying and promote safety. Leave it to the kids of New York City to make the world a better place!

Posted 16 months ago by beccavanderjagt

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Greetings from Post-Hurricane Sandy New York City

We at Harlem Ivy hope that everyone has remained safe and sound during and after Hurricane Sandy. While our programs were cancelled last week along with the school closures, all of our programs will resume this week, beginning Monday, November 5, 2012. We looks forward to seeing all of our students after-school in the coming …

Posted 17 months ago by beccavanderjagt

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Welcome to the 2012-2013 school year!

Harlem Ivy strives to offer programs that will expand the minds of its students and provide opportunities for academic, social, and intellectual growth. Take a look at some of the programs that are running this school year to get excited about Harlem Ivy!

Posted 18 months ago by beccavanderjagt

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Kicking off the year, and the website!

Last Friday, September 30th, an event was held at Teachers College which has been in the making for the last two years - the Harlem Ivy website was launched!! (more...)

Posted 30 months ago by samfreeman

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Community Word Project: Harlem Ivy’s talented staff

Since 2008 Teachers College has partnered with the Community Word Project ( to help bring poetry to life for Harlem Ivy students and families. This past weekend Teachers College hosted the second training workshop for Harlem Ivy staff who are leading the program for students at all four sites. One of my favorite things about …

Posted 36 months ago by samfreeman

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After-school advocacy videos!

After School Advocacy PSAs created by the very talented 3rd graders of PS 115. Please copy and paste/click the link into your computer browser and enjoy!

Posted 38 months ago by conniedekis

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Lego Robotics at PS 115

Can you believe that 2010 is coming to an end?  Time seems to fly this time of year! Time was definitely flying during the Lego robotics activity I got to observe at PS 115 a few weeks ago!  Students participating in the Children's Arts and Science Workshop after-school program were working with Teachers College graduate …

Posted 40 months ago by samfreeman

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Service Learning at PS 154

It was a chilly day when I visited the Harlem Children's Zone program at PS 154, but that didn't stop enthusiastic first graders from going outside to take pictures of their neighborhood for their semester ending service learning project! After weeks of learning about advocacy and exploring why after-school is important the students have decided …

Posted 41 months ago by samfreeman

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ILT at PS 161

Walking into the computer lab at PS 161 I thought I was observing a group of evil geniuses rubbing their hands together as they formulated their plans for world domination. Fortunately, the world can breathe easy, as these students were rubbing their palms together to begin their exploration of friction. Friction is the rubbing together …

Posted 41 months ago by samfreeman

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Service Learning with NYCMS students at PS 92

Last Thursday I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to visit one of the classes participating in Service Learning in the NYCMS after-school program at PS 92. After finishing their homework students came to the rug to engage in a "turn and talk" to review the previous week's service learning lesson.  Student's had been …

Posted 41 months ago by samfreeman

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NYCMS 3rd Graders at the Earth Friends Room

On November 3rd PS 92 3rd graders came to the Earth Friends room at Teachers College to continue their exploration of where food comes from, how it gets to the table, and how to prepare delicious healthy snacks. The afternoon began with a discussion on food packaging focusing on 3 major questions: What is packaging?  …

Posted 42 months ago by samfreeman

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