Tag archives for FYI

  1. NYC Area Cricket Crawl

    Are you going to be in the city on Friday, September 11th?  It is the perfect opportunity to join the Cricket and KatyDid crawl.  Check out the specifics found on the Living the Scientific Life Blog. As the blog explains, “The Cricket and Katydid Crawl of New York City and surrounding areas is a citizen […]

  2. The Bodies Exhibit – Open House for Educators

    Thinking about taking your class on a field trip into Manhattan to see The Bodies Exhibit? “This educational exhibition showcases real, whole body specimens along with authentic individual organs; some healthy, some diseased. These real human bodies have been meticulously dissected, preserved through an innovative process and respectfully presented, giving visitors the opportunity to view […]

  3. VoiceThread and the NY Public Library

    VoiceThread has some exciting news about a new feature. “Over 700,000 historical images from The New York Public Library’s Digital Gallery are now freely and instantly available whenever you’re creating a VoiceThread. The new Media Browser allows you to search or browse these primary source materials – maps, photos, drawings, paintings, posters and more, and […]

  4. NYS – Local Assistive Technology Training Available

    The Capital Region BOCES and the AAC Institute are proud to announce that the “Local Assistive Technology Specialist” (LATS) Certificate Training will be held again this summer in Jericho, Long Island, July 20-24.   The LATS training supports our Priority Goal of ensuring that all students with disabilities have access to a trained AT Specialist. […]


     The NEW YORK STATE OUTDOOR EDUCATION ASSOCIATION or NYSOEA is a professional membership organization supporting outdoor and environmental education and interpretive services in New York State since 1968.  The NYSOEA has a conference planned for this September in Fishkill, New York.  July 31st is the early bird registration deadline as well as the deadline for […]

  6. NYC Museum Mile Festival

    On Tuesday, June 9th, 2009, 6pm – 9pm you’ll have FREE ACCESS to all the museums along the stretch of Fifth Avenue, NYC from 82nd to 105th street. This is a mile long block party and art festival! There will be live bands, entertainment and art in the street activities for kids. This year’s 31st […]

  7. Registration Open: Games in Education Conference

    It’s official! Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Games in Education symposium, taking place Wednesday & Thursday, August 5th & 6th this summer at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY! This exciting development opportunity offers educators throughout the greater Capital Region 2 days of FREE presentations, panels, hands-on workshops, and round table […]

  8. Join the New York DEN LC

    Note: Copied from the National Blog. We’re looking for a few good DEN (sorry, couldn’t resist)! Seriously, the DEN has doubled in size since last year and this amazing growth has a lot to do with our incredible DEN Leadership Councils. We are in awe of the work they have volunteered to do to make […]

  9. DEN National Institute

    The DEN National Institute for 2009 will take place from July 13-17 at the Headlands Institute just north of San Francisco in the beautiful Golden Gate National Recreation Area.  You’ll have the opportunity to connect with your colleagues from all over the country and discuss the best ways to use media in your classroom AND […]

  10. CTL Recap

    Just in case you weren’t able to attend the Celebration of Teaching and Learning, I wanted to introduce you to some of the keynote speakers you may have missed. When you have time, indulge in a little bit of professional self-development. As an educator, you were the main and most important topic of conversation at […]

  11. VOTE for the DENNI

    Our DEN elves in Silver Spring, MD are eagerly planning for the Discovery Educator Network National Institute this summer, but they need OUR help!  This year, the location for the institute is up to US.  The DEN elves have narrowed the institute location down to 5 places and now it is time for us to […]

  12. Pay it Forward Conference

    The 2nd annual Pay It Forward Conference is an event that brings together middle and high school students from all over Long Island. This year the conference is joining forces with Habitat for Humanity to help build a Long Island a home as well as other non-for-profit agencies that would help the students to support […]

  13. The NYS ELA Make-ups and the Inauguration

    I found this on the NYSED News and Notes Website: We have received questions for the field regarding administration of the Grades 3-8 English Language Arts Tests on the day of the Presidential Inauguration and wanted to provide clarifying information. Schools arrange to administer the English Language Arts Tests to students during specified administration weeks. […]