Make some noise

Make some noise

Posted on May 16, 2013 by

Clappers aren’t just for sporting events and corporate conventions. Joe Rapp Inc donated over 20 boxes of these noisemakers to MFTA, and they can be reused to bring cheer and applause to your school or organization. With a little bit …

Vital Theatre presents “Show Way”

Vital Theatre presents “Show Way”

Posted on January 14, 2013 by

The Vital Theatre, an MFTA recipient since 2001, presents Show Way, a musical that traces a family’s history, and the contours of a culture, through quilting. In Show Way, Toshi Georgiana looks for a beloved family heirloom. As she searches, …

Give your classroom a Creative Infusion with MFTA’s P Credit course for teachers

Give your classroom a Creative Infusion with MFTA’s P Credit course for teachers

Posted on December 10, 2012 by

Creative Infusion: Art & Reuse in the Classroom Introduction to Project Based Learning | Starts Saturday, April 27 Learn the basics of differentiating instruction by integrating creative projects into all content areas. With the guidance of MFTA’s master teaching artist, …

P Credit Course for Teachers: Help all students learn with hands-on, project-based learning

P Credit Course for Teachers: Help all students learn with hands-on, project-based learning

Posted on December 10, 2012 by

Project Based Learning: Reuse in ELA Advanced Course for ELA-integrated Art Projects | Starts Saturday, February 9 Build student success by learning to use items from the recycling bin and free supplies from MFTA for classroom projects and presentations. These …

Rise up for MFTA

Rise up for MFTA

Posted on December 6, 2012 by

The MFTA Nation is a large and energetic one. We love hearing good news stories about our recipients and donors and are always happy to share their work with our friends.Β  Recently, we received a check through Crowdrise an online …

TEACHERS – Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts tomorrow – Register today!

TEACHERS – Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts tomorrow – Register today!

Posted on November 9, 2012 by

Our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction starts this Saturday. For more information, or to register today, click here.

New start date for Paper: From Pulp to Fiction is November 10

New start date for Paper: From Pulp to Fiction is November 10

Posted on November 2, 2012 by

Due to the storm, we have rescheduled the first session of our P credit course Paper: From Pulp to Fiction. The original start date, Saturday, November 3, has been moved to the following Saturday, November 10. The course meets for …

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction, our P credit course for teachers starts next Saturday!

Posted on October 31, 2012 by

Paper: From Pulp to Fiction In-depth Paper Course Starts Saturday, November 10 (Rescheduled from November 3 start date) This course explores the history, production, and uses of paper with connections in social studies, science, math, and language arts. Participants will …

City Year helps us out

City Year helps us out

Posted on October 17, 2012 by

Have you noticed that our hallways are looking a little bit brighter? You can thank City Year for that! On Friday, October 5, City Year corps members from almost a dozen public schools in Harlem, East New York, Long Island …

TEACHERS: Learn to compost in the classroom tomorrow at BBG

TEACHERS: Learn to compost in the classroom tomorrow at BBG

Posted on October 2, 2012 by

Teacher Workshop: Worm Composting in the Classroom Wednesday, October 3, 6 – 9 pm at Brooklyn Botanic Garden Working with worms in the classroom is a great hands-on way to teach ecology, recycling, and gardening. Learn how to set up …