Daily Archives: December 12, 2010

Welcome New DEN STARs

Welcome New DEN STARs

Please welcome these new DEN STARs: Corinne Altham, ME Susie Austin, NC Chris Blakney, New Brunswick Chris Brillant, New Brunswick Judith Cagle, FL Lindsey Carleton, New Brunswick Travis Carr, New Brunswick Lois Coile, FL Namrata Dixit, NY Shannon Ellison, TN Paula Erickson, MO Jennifer Ewing, TN Nicole Farrell, PA Patricia Glave, NJ Ashley Glochick, FL

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

Welcome Massachusetts Star Suzy Brooks

Suzy Brooks has been a teacher since receiving her graduate degree from Lesley University in 1999. Her uniqueness as a 3rd grade teacher lies in that which inspires her: computers, connections and community service. A licensed Instructional Technology Specialist who has been a Girl Scout for 35 years, Suzy strives incessantly to make strong, positive

Finding opportunity in situations where “what is” isn’t “what is desired”

Gaps can be a good thing.  Peter Senge says: “Truly creative people use the gap between vision and current reality to generate energy for change.” Motivation for change is often lacking without a gripping positive vision that you are committed to. The current situation is the current normal – and the usual situation is ‘comfortable’.