September 24, 2011
Meeting Promotion and Publicity Checklist
By Shawn Hanks
Review previous years' promotional budgets Determine objectives and scope of program Determine audience(s): membership, potential exhibitors, an industry or trade, general public. Develop theme and ...
September 21, 2011
Making Sense: Hang Together or Hang Alone
By Michael Reagan
There's one sure way for Republicans and conservatives to lose the 2012 presidential election -- split over who their presidential nominee will be, and fail to go all-out to support the winner. ...
September 20, 2011
Motivational Speaker Word Art: One More Thing, One More Time
By Josh Sundquist
Josh Sundquist is a bestselling author and Paralympian who gives speeches that inspire organizations and individuals to adopt his ski racing motto, 1MT1MT (one more thing, one ...
September 15, 2011
Reactions to AP article: Many US schools adding iPads, trimming textbooks...
By Ryan Giffen
David Warlick and Dr. Jason Ohler: Both experts in Education Technology and 21st Century Skills... yet their responses below are VERY different. Many US schools adding iPads, ...
September 14, 2011
Huffington Post: Powerhouse Principal Dr. Steve Perry Shares His Thoughts
By Steve Perry
Article from Huffington Post by Earl Martin Phalen: CEO, Reach Out and Read & Founder, Summer Advantage USA Dr. Steve Perry is the founder of the phenomenal ...
September 07, 2011
Consider This: Realistic Optimist
By Robert Stevenson
I am the eternal optimist; just ask my wife Ann. She will tell you I can watch a movie that is really bad and the whole time I am thinking it will get better, the plot will improve, the actors will ...
September 01, 2011
Magic Johnson pleads for Jay Vincent
By Earvin “Magic” Johnson
DETROIT -- Former NBA star Magic Johnson is asking a judge for "mercy" and no prison time for college teammate Jay Vincent, who is facing years behind bars for fraud. Like Johnson, Vincent played in ...
August 31, 2011
Reactions to NYTimes Article on Bullying in New Jersey Schools...
By Ryan Giffen
Guy Doud, Sally Northway Ogden, and Stacey Dewitt have a few things to say about the recent legislation passed in NJ... NY Times: Bullying Law Puts New Jersey Schools on Spot By WINNIE HU - ...
August 30, 2011
Guy Doud, National Teacher of the Year Spotlight on "Moulder of Dreams"
By Guy Doud
Guy Doud, recipient of the National Teacher of the Year award, recounts his childhood school experiences and how they helped shape his teaching career and passion for reaching kids. ...
August 24, 2011
The 'I Can' Lady cheers on local teachers!
By Mamie McCullough
By Robin Aaron With a name like Mamie and a barrel full of jokes and good humor, how could a person not cheer on local educators? The multi-district gathering of school faculty and staff held ...