Homewood Suites by Hilton Albany
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We finished our last locks of the trip! Yahoo!
We stayed at the Troy public docks and walked the city area. It was hopping with many people beginning their weekend celebrations and lots of outdoor restaurants were full of diners enjoying the warm summer night.
The definition of insanity is: doing the same thing over and over, yet expecting different results. This is one of those days. It is not a bad day, but more of a very busy one. We have hit a leg of our tour where we are doing three in a row, day off, two in a row. Sleep is not really a priority at this point, more getting the show up, then out.
Yesterday was spent mainly in a hotel room. ...
... the SEN young people that go into mainstream schools. They tend to leave the special schools alone and in fact few could tell me what was happening in their district's special schools. I was impressed by Dr Allington who spoke passionately about reading. And he spoke about the importance of student choice in reading texts, if you find the hook exploit it. He also talked about how teachers are assessed here. It's 55% on student test scores, 25% on the ...
We stopped in Utica Ill for a night and once again experienced severe thunderstorms. Moved on to Nevada Ohio the next night which was thankfully uneventful. The next day we arrived in Geneva Ohio where we spent two nights. Had a lovely lunch in Geneva on Lake Erie. The next stop was Campbell NY in the Finger Lakes Region. Bad weather once again followed us. A tornado touched down less than ...
Saturday was our last day in Ballston Spa, we headed over to Congress park in downtown Saratoga. This is one of our favorite places to visit! We fed the ducks, rode the carousel, ate some sea salt caramel ice cream and checked out a local bookstore. Afterwards we headed to Aunt Darlene's and Uncle Bill's for an afternoon ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet