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This site indexes hundreds of curriculum-enhancing experiences available to educators served by Capital Region BOCES, Champlain Valley BOCES, Greater Southern Tier BOCES, Hamilton-Fulton-Montgomery BOCES, Questar III BOCES, Sullivan BOCES, and Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES.

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I offer a variety of workshops, including Making Nonfiction Fun, Creating A Good Story, What People Eat Around the Globe, and A Writer’s Life

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K-Grade2: The Magic of Reading: Your students will leave the experience more excited about reading than ever before
Grade3-5/6: Your students will leave the experience with a better understanding of why a solid foundation of reading is the key to effective writing

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Music, songwriting, mindfulness, health, character, anti-bully, reading

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The joy of dance and the cultural impact it has had on communities throughout history.

Featured Experiences

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Combining art, cartography, and US history as a geography assembly targeted for 5th graders.

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Jazz performance (singing & playing), improvisation, musical identity and musical communication

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Hands-on Building, Engineering Process, Trial & Error, Force & Motion, Scale, Cause & Effect. Available as a one-time session, or as a series, with each session focusing on different techniques and principles – Hands-on, virtual, steam-powered tinkering workshops led by teaching artist/engineer Jay Mankita. Play-based learning for all ages and abilities.

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Historical research based on family stories.

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Author visit with equal interactive focus on writing and illustrating.

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Social-emotional and Character Education Program that teaches students the 5 Core Values of Pride, Respect, Responsibility, Trust and Citizenship. Utilizing the children’s book Hi-5 for Bulldog Pride and corresponding activities students and classrooms will see improved behavior and academic development. This program will have a positive impact on home and community connections while enhancing the climate, culture and enjoyment of the classroom setting. Join Harrison and become Hi-5 Friends!

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A True Arts in Education program with the excellence of a Broadway production. Sylvia’s Encouraging and Inspirational program wrapped around the charm and comedy of ventriloquism will leave the children laughing and engaged in the topic at hand. A true production masterpiece with valuable instructional information? Doesn’t get any better than that.

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When we give our children the chance to experience and connect with the arts, we are developing creative thinkers, imaginative problem solvers, empathetic human beings, and the artists and audiences of the future.

When we give our children the chance to experience and connect with the arts, we are developing creative thinkers, imaginative problem solvers, empathetic human beings, and the artists and audiences of the future.

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