Our programs are designed to encourage and champion active learning by engaging students in careful observation and critical thinking skills. Our mission to welcome all creates meaningful opportunities for learners to see themselves reflected in Cathedral’s history.
Medieval Journeys- As a building whose architectural styles are rooted in Medieval Europe, we offer a unique opportunity for students to experience life in the Middle Ages.
Immigration- Our history has spanned over 130 years and reflects the history of New York from the colony of New Amsterdam, through a young New York City, Immigration plays a strong role in the building of the Cathedral.
Architecture- One of New York City’s most treasured landmarks, the Cathedral offers an investigation of engineering concepts and discussion of how stability, function and aesthetics work together to create a cathedral.
Geometry- Shapes and Patterns-Explore geometric shapes found in the Cathedral. Investigate math in real life.
Civics- Explore the concepts of democracy and civic engagement through the Cathedrals’ history. Investigate activist art, the historic connections to America between church and state, and the rights and responsibilities of citizens.
|Resources:||Academic enrichment (academic classes, tutoring, testing, etc.)|
|Area served:||Morningside Heights/UWS|
|Website:||Cathedral of Saint John the Divine|
|Location:||1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA|
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