Posts by: THV

Resources for talking about another tragedy

To quote Teaching Tolerance, “we wish it weren’t necessary to share these resources again,” but if you need help talking to your students or other children about the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, we hope these help. [Illustration: Michael Morganstern]

Creative students win trips for classmates

Students in this year’s Writing about Place imagined being sculptures, super heroes, statues, and more. Readers loved the results! Meet this year’s top-scoring authors whose classes will receive trips to the places they wrote about — Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Bear Mountain State Park, and its Trailside Museums and Zoo.

Inside, outside at Olana

Pre-k, first, and second graders from the Capital District’s Annur Islamic School participated in “Land as a Canvas: Voices from the Land,” at Olana State Historic Site with help from an Explore Award.

Welcome winter, happy holidays

This photo submitted by Tom Rupolo features Bannerman’s Island and Breakneck Ridge (Dutchess and Putnam counties). Click for more seasonal scenes. Email yours or share them on THV’s Facebook page.

Time for a break, but we’ll be back soon

THV is on vacation, but we’ll be back late in October with new posts. In the meantime, here are a few of the things going on and lots to plan for throughout the fall.

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.