Posts About: Summer institutes

Creating Safe Spaces

THV recently spoke with Christopher Wyble, professional development director at the Hudson Valley chapter of GLSEN. Read and learn more about the work that GLSEN does in the Hudson Valley and how you can help make your schools and sites safer spaces for all students!

Fun facts about #THV2017 presenters

As always, THV is blessed with a fascinating group of presenters for our July 25-27 institute, “Building Community with Place-Based Learning.” Andrew Meyer, for instance, shown here with headlamp, is a shoreline conservation specialist with the NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation. To find out what that means, join us! Read on for more.

Clermont: Not Your Grandmother’s Historic Site

Meet Susan, Emily, and Leslie of Clermont State Historic Site! Read on to hear how they’re connecting local students with history, food, and gardening. See them in person at this summer’s institute.

An Interview with Mayor Steve Noble

Mayor Steve Noble gives us the inside scoop from the street to the streams of Ulster County. See him and others in a panel discussion at the THV summer institute July 26-28!

Eli Schloss: Your Guide to the Hudson Tide

Eli Schloss of Clearwater’s Tideline Discovery Program walks us through the highlights of his field experience at the upcoming THV Summer Institute.

“Life Happens Around Food”

Help your students “discover real food” with Julie Cerny of the Sylvia Center at Katchkie Farm during this summer’s institute! Read on for information about the Sylvia Center, farm education, and Cerny’s favorite seasonal recipe.

Muckraking (literally) with Vicky Garufi

This July, Vicky Garufi, education director for the Sarah Lawrence Center for the Urban River at Beczak (CURB), will present with her coworkers at THV’s summer institute. And MAN is she psyched.

Laying Bricks to Build Dialogue

“How has immigration affected your life?” — That’s the question Peter Wong is asking visitors at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum and participants in his workshop, “Streets Paved with Gold” at THV’s summer institute.

Plot-based science . . . or any other discipline

Antioch’s Jimmy Karlan challenged THV summer institute participants to devise real problems students could study and address and to align them with core ideas from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Here are two examples of what they came up along with Jimmy’s observations and suggestions.

Rev up as summer winds down
+ 9 more chances to see THV presenters

Our fabulous institute presenters shared handouts, PowerPoints, and more from Teaching for Engagement in the Hudson Valley: The Next 100 Years Depend on It. We are so happy to share with you. Plus opportunities to learn with them this fall.