patricia page http://ripr.org en Computer Teacher named 2014 RI Teacher of the Year http://ripr.org/post/computer-teacher-named-2014-ri-teacher-year <p>Patricia Page of East Greenwich is the new "Teacher of the Year" in Rhode Island. Page, who left a career in business to become a teacher, teaches computer and business classes at East Greenwich High School.</p><p>Governor Lincoln Chafee praised Page for breaking down the wall between schools and the business world. State Education Commissioner Deborah Gist said Page has introduced innovative lessons such as an "elevator speech," which requires students to make a quick pitch for a business idea.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:04:39 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 21613 at http://ripr.org