Virtual Tour NYC: The Staten Island Ferry
In this one session course, students will learn about the famous big orange boat, a very popular tourist attraction. We will also look at maritime history and passenger ferries as a popular mode of transportation in NYC.
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Are you a Native New Yorker or wishing to visit the city? Is your child interested in the fascinating history as well as the cultural icons? This class has something for natives and newbies alike. This class will explore the history of passenger ferries in New York City, focusing on the Staten Island ferry. We will look at some of the landmarks we pass on our 'trip' and also discover a thing or two about the ecology of the harbor, including what is being done to protect it. Students will see...
I am a native New Yorker, and though I have lived in many other parts of the world, I always seem to come back home. I LOVE NYC history. It spans millennia and covers so much, from colonial times right through the modern era. The city is pulsating with history and it is probably one of my favorite topics to teach.
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55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Brigid PérezHumanities Educator
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I have been teaching and tutoring students for over 20 years, as a middle school and high school teacher, a college adjunct, and children's museum educator. I am also a homeschool mom to three of the best students in the world! ;-) My oldest,...