Posts By Tracy Standhart

  1. New England Day of Discovery

    There are not enough exceptional adjectives to describe  these terrific days of learning and networking provided by Discovery Education.  This past Saturday in Brockton, MA was no exception. The four (plus) hour drive was well worth it, despite the few side bars while going to and from the new, refreshing and colorful, Mary E. Baker school. […]

  2. 50th Anniversary of the 1961 Freedom Rides

    Join The National Youth Summit on the Freedom Rides on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 12:00 p.m. (EST). It will allow students to discuss history with the people who were witnesses and activists on the front lines of the fight for justice. They will also engage in conversation with scholars, public historians, and most importantly, […]

  3. Put on Your Presenter’s Hat in Upstate NY

    The College of Saint Rose is pleased to announce the First Annual Technologies in Education Conference. This is a free conference open to all educators interested in the use of technology in education. We are aiming to attract not only technology enthusiasts, but also general K-12 Faculty, Librarians, and Administrators. More details, along with registration […]

  4. NY Heads Back to School

     Discovery provides teachers, students and parents and the entire school community with all kinds of tools for a successful school year. From clip art  and homework help, to eating healthy and being safe; Discovery’s  Classroom Resources and Homework help make going back to school fun! Check out these free resources at“Clip art licensed from […]

  5. Digital Classroom Media from Vital NY Teacher's Domain

    Vital NY Teachers Domain  is a repository of public television resources. The resources include videos, audio, images, Flash interactives, documents, lesson plans and more.  The resources are aligned to the NY State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum.  You can organize the content within ”My Folders” and “My Groups”  and easily share with colleagues.Click Here to register for […]

  6. Fish On in NY

    Explore the Blue is an online initiative  by partners Discovery and Take Me Fishing to encourage students to get outside and enjoy water activities. The site they put together provides teachers with resources to share with their students about outdoor activities and the value of the various water bodies as clean and natural resources.  In […]

  7. 2010 Spring Virtual Conference

    Connect the Thoughts: While we always have an exceptional lineup for our Virtual Conferences, we’re especially excited about the speakers slated to present this year.  DEN Guru Lee Kolbert will kick off the day, with presentations from Dean Shareski, STAR Discovery Educator Carol Anne McGuire, and Christina Asquith.DEN team members Matt, Lindsay and Lance round […]

  8. Games in Education at HVCC

    Coming Soon in 2010! The Fourth Annual Symposium on the Use of Video Games as Teaching Tools Presented by 1st Playable Productions, WMHT & Hudson Valley Community College  Get ready! Games in Education 2010 is around the corner. Stay tuned for more information! To learn more about what took place at last year’s symposium, click […]

  9. NYSCATE Leadership Summit

    The NYSCATE Leadership Summit will take place July 20-21, 2010 on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. The planning committee is accepting presentation proposals until April 30, 2010. The Leadership Summit will gather experts from around the field to present, discuss and debate topics relative to the ongoing challenges schools face […]

  10. Join the NY DEN LC!

    As we approach the DEN’s fifth birthday it is very easy to see that the community is stronger than ever.  And it’s not because of us.  It’s because of you.  There are many ways to participate in the community from being a DEN member online to an active STAR to our latest level, DEN Guru.  […]

  11. A Home Run at the Hall of Fame!

    Yesterday the NY DEN LC hosted an event at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  It was a spectacular success. Approximately 25 teachers from around the region attended a morning workshop filled with learning, networking, resource gathering, food, discovery prizes and fun! The first batter up was Nancy Sharoff presenting the keynote about Web 3.o and […]

  12. Calling all NY STARS – Summer Institute Announced

      This just in from the National Blog. STAR DEN members are eligible to apply.  Please read all the information in the FAQ page before filling out the application.  The DEN Summer Institute for 2010 will take place from July 18-23, 2010 at Bentley University in Waltham, MA just twenty minutes west of Boston.  Attendees […]