Writing About Place

Grades 1/2: Vincent Cheng, Overlook Primary, Po’keepsie
4/5: Charlotte Weinstein, Mill Road ES, Red Hook
6-8: Brian Angevine, Onteora MS, Boiceville
High School: Itzel Garcia, Newburgh Free Academy
(Photo by Linda Moriarty)

Hold the dates

July 28-30, 2015, Teaching for Engagement, THV annual institute.
(2013 institute photo courtesy of Cary Institute)




THV helps educators discover, appreciate, and share the region’s natural, historic, and cultural treasures with children and youth. And, fosters collaboration among schools and informal learning sites like museums and parks. Continue.

On the horizon

  • Jan. 30: new application deadline for the Selma to Montgomery Walking Classroom to be held in March by the National Park Service.
  • Feb. 10, 8:30 a.m. breakfast, Albany: Help envision a new Capital Area Children’s Museum of Science & Technology. Get details and register.
  • July 28-30:  2015 institute, Teaching for Engagement. More information coming soon.