Author Archives: Tracy Standhart

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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.

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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,

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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

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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 http://school.discoveryeducation.com/index.html.“Clip art licensed from

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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

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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

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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

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