1. NYDEN: Hudson Valley NYSCATE

    Save the date!  The 2012 NYSCATE Hudson Valley Conference has been scheduled for March 3, 2012.  They are requesting proposals for this conference until December 1, 2011.  Follow this link for the RFP: http://nyscate.org/conferences.cfm?subpage=305

  2. Target Field Trip Grants

    FYI – There are only 11 days left to apply for a Target Field Trip Grant!  If you’re looking for $ to support a field trip for your students/school, then you’d better act fast and complete the request.  You can find more information here: http://sites.target.com/site/en/company/page.jsp?contentId=WCMP04-031767

  3. NYDEN Fall Virtual Conference – Saturday, Oct 22, 2011

    Spend the afternoon connecting. Come connect in-person with fellow NYDEN friends. Together we will connect to the DEN Fall Virtual Conference, http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/blog/2011/09/08/save-the-date-oct-22-lets-tech-or-treat/   Join us for an afternoon of professional development and networking as we “Tech or Treat” with the Discovery Educator Network.   Participants Will Leave With: -Deep exploration of the rich variety of […]

  4. NYDEN Star Party – Saturday, October 1st

    Come join the NYDENLC as we attend Starway to Heaven with the Westchester Amateur Astronomer’s Association. The Westchester Amateur Astronomer’s Association meets monthly to view the night sky. They have kindly agreed to help lend their expertise to us. What a wonderful opportunity for DEN stars to mingle with each other and learn a new […]

  5. GeoCaching in NY at Locust Grove on May 21

    Image Source: Flickr.com cachemania Register here for the New York Discovery Educator Network Geocaching Day at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, New York. This event will run from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 pm on May 21, 2011. The Educational Staff from Locust Grove will share information about their programs during this event. Then we will learn […]

  6. Registration is Open for The Upstate NY Day of Discovery

    Discovery Education, the Central NY Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), and Fayetteville-Manlius Schools are pleased to present the Upstate New York Day of Discovery at Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, NY on Saturday, May 14th. Designed specifically for New York educators, this interactive day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate […]

  7. Registration is Now Open for the Upstate New York Day of Discovery

    Discovery Education, the Central NY Regional Information Center (CNYRIC), and Fayetteville-Manlius Schools are pleased to present the Upstate New York Day of Discovery at Fayetteville-Manlius High School in Manlius, NY on Saturday, May 14th. Designed specifically for New York educators, this interactive day of free professional development will highlight creative ways to engage students and […]

  8. 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. […]

  9. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    We have a fabulous opportunity for DEN Stars in the tri-state area.  We are giving away 2 tickets to the Celebration of Teaching and Learning! This amazing two day conference takes place March 18th and 19th in New York City.  And our very own Guru, Nancy Sharoff will be presenting.  If you’re around on Saturday, […]

  10. Proposals Wanted

    Hello DEN members.  Teaching the Hudson Valley is looking for proposals for their summer institute, Place and the Digital Native.  This institute, which runs in July at Hyde Park, will explore the idea of how, when and why we use technology and social media when teaching about place. Let’s see if we can get some […]

  11. NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards

    NewsdaySchool Journalism Awards To Recognize and Encourage Excellence in Student Journalism on Long Island Long Island Educators – Have your students try their hand at writing for a newspaper.  This student journalism contest, sponsored by Newsday, gives middle and high school students an opportunity to have their work judged by Newsday reporters, photographers, and editors. […]

  12. 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, […]

  13. 1001 Inventions

    Free Preview for Educators: “Discover the secret behind how we write.  Understand how we see.  Trace the origins of algebra.  Uncover the history of everyday items like coffee, toothbrushes and soap.  Plus, view a 13-minute film starring Oscar-winning actor Ben Kingsley, and enjoy over60 interactive exhibits that reveal the scientific legacy of Muslim civilization in our modern […]

  14. 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 […]

  15. New York DEN LC January News

    Greetings NY DEN STARs, The latest issue of the NYDENLC News (https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0B-Kp7fQq25hJZTE3MDkzNzQtYjAwYS00M2ZkLWExZjYtZjY0MTk3YWI4ZjJj&hl=en&authkey=CJnTuvoM) just went out via email. If you didn’t receive a copy of the newsletter, then the contact information we have for you may be inaccurate. Time to update our information for the new year. Please take a moment and visit (https://spreadsheets.google.com/embeddedform?formkey=dElzVnZaZ2F1UHdUeEdUVGV1RUo2Tnc6MQ) so that […]

  16. DEN SciCon Virtual Conference

    The NY Events Team is putting together alive event for you during the DEN SciCon Conference.  It will be at the East Fishkill Library in the town of East Fishkill in Dutchess County on January 22nd from 10:30 a.m. – 3 pm. There you can participate in the DEN SciCon Virtual Conference and have f2f sessions […]

  17. The Twenty-First Annual Literacy and Learning Institute

    Lucy Caulkins, author of Units of Study for Primary Writing and Units of Study for Teaching Writing, Grades 3–5, is coming to Long Island this April.  The 21st Annual Literacy and Learning Institute will feature Lucy Caulkins, children’s author Carmen Agra Deed, and many other featured reading and writing specialists.  Find out more about this Eastern Suffolk […]

  18. Teaching the Hudson Valley

    In these difficult economic times, many of us are finding that field trips are fast becoming a thing of the past.  Teaching the Hudson Valley set up a page for grants we can apply for that will give us the money needed to bring our students to one of their fabulous sites.  You can find […]

  19. Celebration of Teaching and Learning

    Coming soon: The Celebration of Teaching and Learning for 2011.  This amazing two day conference, run by PBS, enables educators in the tri-state area to hear top educators, top politicians, and top authors in the comfortable setting of the Hilton New York on Avenue of the Americas.  This year, keynote speakers are Oliver Sacks and […]

  20. Bits and Pieces from NYSCATE

    This past Saturday through tomorrow is the New York State Computers and Technology in Education conference. In keeping with the theme of “Sharing the Responsibility of Tomorrow”, I wanted to share with you some useful resources I learned about. Check out these Wild Wacky Worthy Web 2.0 Tools at http://wildwackyworthy.wikispaces.com/. Some of the tools you will  find  on this […]

  21. Global Education Conference

    Starting tomorrow, the amazing Global Education Conference will be running for the whole week.  This conference is totally free, totally online, and totally accessible to us all. From the GEC site: “The 2010 Global Education Conference is being held November 15 – 19, 2010, online and free.  Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple […]