Kristy Chan, Principal
Diana Gautier, Assistant Principal
PS 98Q - The Douglaston School
A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
PS 98 utilizes the Passport to Social Studies Program and follows NYC K-8 Social Studies Scope and Sequence. In Social Studies, students use rich content, unifying themes and big ideas to learn history, geography, economics, civics, citizenship and government. Teachers incorporate literacy in social studies classes to help their students ground reading, writing, and discussion in evidence from text utilizing Passport to Social Studies.
www.weteachnyc.org (external link)
PS 98 has a joint program with Douglaston-Little Neck Historical Society. This program includes a walking tour of parts of Douglas Manor and the Extension, and then a hands-on workshop where students would create architectural drawing and construction of models based on the houses they viewed.
The link below provides more information on the units for each grade level.
NYC Social Studies Passport Curriculum (external link)
Link for more resources and activities for families.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/learning/subjects/social-studies (external link)