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DEN STARs in the News: Mary McCullagh

DEN STARs in the News: Mary McCullagh

On March 8th, The Holocaust Documentation and Education Center awarded Florida DEN STAR Mary McCullagh with the highest honor that a teacher can receive from their organization – the Teacher of the Year Award. The HDEC Award Committee reviews the contributions of exceptional teachers from Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties, and selects only

DEN STARs in the News: Kati Searcy

Georgia DEN STAR Kati Searcy has been named a receipient of The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s 2013 Best Practices Teaching Award. The award is given for innovation and excellence in using their resources through classroom applications and student projects.  The $500 award can be used for professional development and Kati is using the money for her trip

DEN STARs in the News: Kathy Cassidy

Canadian DEN STAR Kathy Cassidy is a published author.  Her new ebook, Connected from the Start: Global Learning in the Primary Grades, is now available through the PLP Network. From the site, “This highly interactive digital book — featuring dozens of color photos, six student-centered videos, and hundreds of live links to helpful downloads and

DEN STARs in the News: Kelly Hines

North Carolina DEN STAR and Leadership Council member Kelly Hines was recently named a Kenan Fellow.  The Kenan Fellows Program has awarded 49 Fellowships to North Carolina public school teachers in every region of the state. The newest cohort of Kenan Fellows will tackle summer research projects in a variety of fields including curriculum design, renewable energy,

DEN STARs in the News: Cheryl Lykowski

Michigan DEN STAR and Leadership Council member Cheryl Lykowski‘s students, along with all students at her school, grades 2-5, participated in the World Education Games. These are 3 days of real-time competition in Literacy, Math, and Science with students from all over the world. At the end of the competition, the school answered over 67,000

DEN STARs in the News: Mark Case

Regional environmental conservation nonprofit Wild South recently announced the Nominee Finalists for its 5th Annual Roosevelt-Ashe Conservation Awards. The awards will recognize and honor outstanding work in 2012 to protect wild places and wild things in the South. This year’s nominees represent five states and exemplify dedication and passion for environmental conservation.  North Carolina DEN STAR Mark Case

DEN STARs in the News: Jan Abernethy

The 2012 National Student Mock Election Awards have been announced. Leading educational organizations, in conjunction with the My Voice National Student Mock Election, sponsored awards for outstanding student voter educational projects. The awards recognize the students, teachers, administrators and many others that helped advance civic engagement across the nation.  Pennsylvania DEN STAR and Leadership Council

DEN STARs in the News: Jane Martellino

Congratulations to Connecticut DEN STAR Jane Martellino who was selected as Teacher of the Year for New Fairfield Schools in Connecticut for 2013.  Jane was also a semi-finalist for the State Teacher of the Year.  To see a complete list of award winners, click here. Congratulations Jane! Have you been recognized in your local newspaper?

DEN STARs in the News: Kim & Marita

Idaho DEN STARs Kim Miller and Marita Diffenbaugh earned awards through Idaho State Department of Education’s new 21st Century Classroom Recognition Awards program.  In February for Digital Learning Day, the Idaho State Department of Education awarded nine Idaho educators for using technology in innovative ways to improve student learning. Kim and Marita won “Best Unit Plan.”  Their unit, Mystery

DEN STARs in the News: Elaine Plybon

Texas DEN STAR Elaine Plybon wrote an article about social media in the classroom that appeared in an issue of EdTech Magazine.  Elaine has presented a series of conference sessions on the topic of using the concepts of social media in the classroom and shares great advice in the article.  Take a look.   Have you