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Media Literacy

Queens Paideia’s curricular goal has always been to impart to students the tools for successfully understanding and interacting with the world around them. A few years in, we began our belief systems program, through which students learned how beliefs are formed and...

Mixing It Up

Every day we give thought to the balance of how kids spend their time--are they moving enough? applying enough? interacting enough?. There's plenty of desk time, but just as much hands on/interactive time. Last week, this is just some of what...

Essential Resolutions

Essential Resolutions

Happy New Year. We are back at school, having crossed the threshold between the excitement of end-of-year celebration and the promise of a new year, if not a decade. When we see the results of our work with our students, we feel renewed commitment to that work. Call...

Upcoming Admissions Events

Wednesdays, January 8 and 22, 2019   /   9-10:15 a.m. at QPS Sunday, January 12 / 1-5 p.m.  Open House as part of Queens Learns To attend QPS events, please email us.   QPS researches and reaches for the most advanced resources and methods available and implements...

Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

  You know you’re going to have a great week when you’re already counting blessings on a Monday. Veteran's Day. Much of NYC—and its schools—is off today for Veteran’s Day. QPS does not close on this day because a day off that students don’t know anything about is...

Admissions Open House–October 5, 2019

Saturday October 5, 2019    /    10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. To attend, please email us.   QPS reaches for the most advanced resources and methods available and implements them to suit your child’s unique learning style and abilities.  6:1 student-to-teacher ratio Academic...

2019-2020: Meaning What?

2019-2020: Meaning What?

  Our recent Parent Orientation was an update for "stakeholders" (parents) about what the Staff of QPS thought about over the summer. We did not changed our curriculum or how we implement it, though we did make some tweaks to our systems and operations, as any...

A School Rooted in Learning Theory

A School Rooted in Learning Theory

  Over Memorial Day Weekend several Queens Paideia staff members decamped to Chicago to attend the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABAI) Conference. At this annual event, behavioral scientists, analysts, and other interested parties converge to share their...

Shakespeare in Queens

Shakespeare in Queens

  Yesterday: so very dreary, a day best and only spent indoors. Which we did, with our usual quotients of hard work and fun. But then, at 1:30 p.m., the most marvelous treat appeared at our door. It was fast, utterly delicious, and it wasn't GrubHub. It could...