Over a series of weeks in March and April, an educator from the N-Y Historical Society joined Saint David's classroom teachers to lead the boys through a comprehensive hands-on study of maps.
The exercise required the boys to think analytically and critically as they planned their maps.
The result? A collection of colorful and accurate maps, and a group of proud young cartographers with enhanced understanding of how maps "work."
This is the second year of our collaboration with N-YHS for the First Grade "Mapping My New York" unit. It is an example of several partnerships between Saint David's and a variety of premier historical, cultural, and scientific institutions that extend learning through exposure to great collections and experts.