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Jen Hicks

Jen is an educational administrator, professional developer, mom of two and wife. She feels blessed to have a career in which she is truly passionate about and loves both teaching as well as being a life long learner. In her free time Jen enjoys reading, going to movies, hanging out with her girlfriends, spending time at the family cabin, cuddling with her kids and date nights with her husband.

CES 2013- Perspectives From a Not Quite Newbie

This being my second year attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), I headed for Las Vegas with...

Review: Won’t Back Down

Won't Back Down, the new feature film starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis who play two determined...

A Response to “Is it Really because it’s Photoshopped?”

I have been thinking a lot about my fellow writer Eric Burks’ article “Is it Really because...

Education Standards Get “Smarter Balanced”

On August 2, 2010, the State Board of Education adopted Common Core State Standards. The Common Core...

Teacher Leader Model Standards Go Online

TheTeacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium has launched a new website to build a peer-to-peer network around the Teacher...

Nissan Leaf at CES 2011

The new Nissan Leaf had a big presence at CES.  My experience with the Leaf started at...

Speaking of Love – Don’t Forget Valentine’s Day Flowers

Think about having an intimate conversation with a loved one. Would it be possible to have that conversation without speaking or writing? Suppose you found someone you'd like to know better. How could you develop that relationship without speaking or writing?

Curl Up With a Good Book on Sony Reader

One of my presents under the Christmas tree from my husband was a new Sony Reader Pocket...

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