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DEN STARs in the News: Terra-Lee Gratton

DEN STARs in the News: Terra-Lee Gratton

Earlier this year, Canadian STAR Terra-Lee Gratton‘s students were featured in an article in the St. Paul (Alberta) Journal.  The students were given a unique opportunity to dig up artifacts and learn about a civilization from thousands of years ago, all without leaving the comfort of the school.  The interactive experience was put on by

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DEN STARs in the News: Rae Ann Vandrovec

North Dakota DEN STAR Rae Ann Vandrovec received some great news – she was named the 2013 Technology Leader of the Year for Large Schools in North Dakota.  A quote from an article in the Jamestown Sun, “This year’s recipients were recognized for integrating technological practices into their curriculum, embracing change and modeling and providing

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DEN STARs in the News: Karen Lirenman

Canadian DEN STAR Karen Lirenman is the 2013 recipient of the Kay L. Bitter Vision Award, giving by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).  This award recognizes a PK–2 educator whose work has had a significant positive impact on the use of technology in education.  Karen received her award at the ISTE Conference last

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STARs in the News: Eileen Malick

In early May, RichTech, the Greater Richmond Virginia Technology Council, held their 18th Annual Richmond Technology Awards.  The Educator Award, sponsored by Computer Resource Team, is awarded to the educator or school program that provides exceptional technology leadership and encourages students to pursue higher education or training in science, technology, engineering and math.    

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STARs in the News: Tally Burkhart

Tally Burkhart, a California DEN STAR, shared her experience that appears in an article in the May 2013 issue of Educational Leadership.  The issue focuses on poverty and there is a piece called “Tell Me About…/Your Firsthand Experience with Poverty.”  People with a wide range of occupations and experiences share their experiences, including Tally.  Tally

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DEN STARs in the News: Geneva Hultenius

California DEN STAR Geneva Hultenius recently shared information about a class project her students worked on.  Geneva, a third grade teacher at Heritage Elementary School, put her students up to a challenge and the prize was a $1,000 scholarship provided by a Bonnie Plants.  Geneva was interested in teaching her students about the scientific method

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DEN STARs in the News: Todd Nesloney & Dr. Chris Craft

The National School Board Association’s Technology Leadership Network came out with their “20 to Watch” list earlier this year.  Twenty education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues to incorporate innovative technology solutions that contribute to high-quality learning environments and more efficient school district operations.  Read more about

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