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    November, 2010

  • Educators That Rock!: Lauren Pressley - November 29, 2010 07:00 AM
    Lauren Pressley is the instructional design librarian at the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C. In addition to her role as a librarian, Pressley is an author, a blogger and a frequent presenter.
  • Educators That Rock!: Elizabeth Devine - November 22, 2010 07:00 AM
    FindingEducation met up with Elizabeth Devine at the annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference in Atlanta, Ga., in November 2009. At the conference, Devine was named as one of the NCSS Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teachers of the Year for 2009-2010. She also hosted a panel focused on helping teachers integrate the study of human rights into their curriculum.
  • Educators That Rock!: Robert H. Mayer - November 01, 2010 07:00 AM
    At the National Council for the Social Studies conference in November 2009, the Carter G. Woodson Book Awards honored Dr. Robert H. Mayer for his book, “When the Children Marched: The Birmingham Civil Rights Movement.” Mayer was recognized for “accurately and sensitively” portraying an issue related to ethnic minorities.
  • October, 2010

  • Educators That Rock!: Blake Harrison - October 25, 2010 07:00 AM
    This week findingEducation caught up with Blake Harrison, a.k.a. Emcee Escher, rapper, educator and creative director of Flocabulary, to hear how he and Alex Rappaport, co-founder and executive producer, are bringing their energy and passion for hip-hop to the classroom.
  • Educators That Rock!: Josie Carbone - October 18, 2010 07:00 AM
    Josie Carbone, the founding principal of Girls Prep Bronx, an all-girls charter school for pre-K through first-grade students in the Bronx, New York, got involved in teaching while volunteering to teach Spanish at a local elementary school during high school. After graduating from college in 1997, she worked with Teach For America in New York. Carbone taught for six more years before becoming involved with the New York charter school movement in 2003.
  • Educators That Rock!: David Lee King - October 11, 2010 07:00 AM
    In Topeka, Kan., the library is the second favorite place for teens to hang out. “We’re sort of kicked out at the mall,” they tell David Lee King, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s digital branch and services manager. As a result, the building, particularly the new media area and gaming room, are a little noisier than your average library. But King, a former DJ and assistant recording engineer, and now an author, blogger and librarian thought leader, takes pride in all the bustle. “Not too many people can say, ‘Yeah, teenagers think that the library’s cool.’”
  • Educators That Rock!: Patrick Sweeney - October 04, 2010 07:00 AM
    This week findingEducation sat down with Patrick Sweeney, a fifth-grade teacher at Boones Ferry Primary School in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District of Oregon. Sweeney teaches all subjects in his mixed-level, self-contained classroom. How does he keep 27 students with different ability levels engaged and excited about learning while covering the necessary curriculum?
  • June, 2010

  • Educators That Rock!: Joyce Valenza - June 15, 2010 08:00 AM
    Earlier this year findingEducation spoke with Joyce Valenza, an information specialist and author who manages the Springfield Township High School Library in Erdenheim, Pa. Valenza is also a blogger for School Library Journal, a former tech columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer and a lecturer on education issues and technology.
  • March, 2010

  • Educators That Rock!: Alex Grossi - March 25, 2010 03:00 PM
    While studying international development in Kenya as part of his final semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alex Grossi was inspired to find ways to improve the educational opportunities for students there. After returning to the U.S. and graduating from college, he and a few friends created the Kenya School Libraries Program.
  • Educators That Rock!: Bill Reilly - March 23, 2010 09:30 AM
    As the founder of the Global Coalition Project, Bill Reilly has united classrooms around the globe through his vision to promote peace and global understanding. A social studies teacher at Bethlehem Central Middle School in Delmar, N.Y., for the last 16 years, Reilly was named one of Disney’s Educators of the Year in 2006 for his exceptional ability to teach “real world” lessons. Two years prior, he was chosen by the American Councils for International Education to represent the United States in a Eurasian/American teacher exchange in Azerbaijan.
  • November, 2009

  • Educators That Rock!: danah boyd - November 13, 2009 05:00 AM
    Last week, findingEducation caught up with Dr. danah boyd at the American Association of School Librarians National Conference in Charlotte, N.C. Boyd is an internationally recognized social media expert researcher for Microsoft Research New England, a fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and an ethnographer, blogger and contributing author to the book “Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media.”
  • May, 2009

  • fD Interview: Wanda Colón, Designer, Actress and TV Host - May 25, 2009 07:00 AM
    Wanda Colón is one of the most prominent Latina personalities currently on television. She applies her creative genius to the popular show “Home Made Simple,” which airs on TLC, and heads her own private design company in Los Angeles, all while pursuing her passion for acting, writing and producing.
  • April, 2009

  • fD Interview: Monica Bhide, Food Writer - April 26, 2009 07:00 AM
    Monica Bhide has always enjoyed unwinding in her kitchen in a cloud of spices after a long day. She has also always wanted to write. Since her mid-life career change five years ago, she’s written for The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, Bon Appetit, The Washington Post and dozens of other publications. She has also published three cookbooks, the third of which, “Modern Spice,” was released April 22.
  • February, 2009

  • fD Interview: Ana Cabán, Pilates Instructor and TV Personality - February 13, 2009 09:45 AM
    FindingDulcinea talks with Ana Cabán, a Pilates instructor and TV personality who has transformed people’s lives and bodies through her down-to-earth approach to teaching.
  • January, 2009

  • fD Interview: Dan Meis, Stadium Architect - January 02, 2009 09:45 AM
    FindingDulcinea talks with Dan Meis, the stadium architect who designed the Staples Center, Safeco Field and Miller Park.
  • December, 2008

  • fD Interview: Shelley Morrison, Rosario on TV's "Will & Grace" - December 12, 2008 08:15 AM
    FindingDulcinea talks with Shelley Morrison, the Latina actress who played Rosario Salazar on the hit sitcom “Will & Grace,” about her start in acting, her spiritual life and how to keep it real in Hollywood.
  • October, 2008

  • fD Interview: Roberto Santibañez - October 31, 2008 06:00 AM
    FindingDulcinea offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Roberto Santibañez, critically acclaimed chef, cookbook author and restaurateur who specializes in authentic, Mexican cuisine.
  • fD Interview: James Reynolds - October 10, 2008 06:00 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with James Reynolds, longtime star of “Days of Our Lives,” and founder of Free State Productions, Inc. in Kansas and the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, Calif.
  • September, 2008

  • fD Interview: Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen - September 20, 2008 04:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Tim Reid and Tom Dreesen, America’s first interracial comedy duo.
  • August, 2008

  • fD Interview: Erica Schoenberg - August 22, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Erica Schoenberg, a professional poker player whose winnings exceed $600,000.
  • fD Interview: Morgan Taylor - August 08, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Morgan Taylor, musician, performer and creator of cartoon character Gustafer Yellowgold.
  • fD Interview: Beate Chelette - August 01, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Beate Chelette, German-born photography editor, designer and blogger.
  • July, 2008

  • fD Interview: Mary Lyon - July 25, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Mary Lyon, lifelong political activist and present-day pundit.
  • fD Interview: Tanna Frederick - July 18, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Tanna Frederick, a Hollywood actress who is also the founder of the Iowa Independent Film Festival.
  • fD Interview: Jose “Chencho” Alas - July 11, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Jose Chencho Alas, former Catholic priest and dedicated peace activist from El Salvador.
  • fD Interview: Bill Germanakos - July 04, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with “The Biggest Loser’s” Season 4 winner, Bill Germanakos, about what it’s like to lose half of your body weight and how he’s paying it forward.
  • June, 2008

  • fD Interview: Stephen Chao - June 27, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Stephen Chao, former Fox TV producer and current CEO of the Web site Wonder How To.
  • fD Interview: Stephen Francis Jones - June 20, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Stephen Francis Jones, a California-based architect who has worked on famous restaurants like Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, Steven Foster’s Lucky Strike and sushi sensation Kumo.
  • fD Interview: Carole Brody Fleet - June 13, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with Carole Brody Fleet, founder of the Web site “Widows Wear Stilettos,” about her experiences as a young widow and how she developed a community to help women cope with losing their husbands.
  • fD Interview: Ellen Geer - June 06, 2008 12:30 AM
    FindingDulcinea’s weekly feature offers interviews with intriguing people on the cutting edge of business, the arts, technology and journalism. This week, we talk with actress Ellen Geer about her love of theater, the power of family and what she’d like young actors to know.
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