Posts by: THV

Solar Eclipse Aug. 21: A Local Guide

Heard about the eclipse, but not sure what to do or where to go? Here is your local guide.

Share your thoughts in haiku
Celebrate the 101st b-day of NPS

Leading up to the 101st birthday of  the National Park Service, NPS has invited the public to share their favorite #Parks101 memory, tip, or story via social media.

Building Community in Pictures

Thanks to all who participated in #THV2017. 100+ teachers, site staff, librarians, environmental educators, and others met and mingled, ate and laughed, learned and enjoyed before, during, and after workshops and field experiences.

Day 2, #THV2017

#THV2017 day two we were out and about.

Summer in Hyde Park, #THV2017

A little taste of day one of this year’s institute, Building Community with Place-Based Learning.

Budding architects & designers visit Olana

Danielle Salvestrini, a fourth grade teacher at Sheafe Road ES (Wappingers CSD), applied for and received an Explore Award. It helped cover the cost of  taking nearly 100 fourth graders to Olana State Historic Site.  We appreciate Danielle’s efforts, these photos, and her commentary.

Teaching about climate science

In an April letter to members, the executive director of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) urged, “Just teach science in your classroom.” Why?

In honor of Stella

This storm’s a doozy. Send us photos, poems, adventures! In the meantime, enjoy these pics from winters past.

What’s new with THV?

We don’t usually flog our own events on the blog, but it seemed like time for a round up. Hope to see you soon.

Second grade poets

Meet the top scoring elementary students in this year’s Writing about Place. They attend Riccardi Elementary, Saugerties Central School District, and are students of Frances Murphy.