Denise M. Cassano runs the CornDogArt blog, which discusses art, creativity and critical thinking in the classroom. She has had articles and illustrations published in "School Arts" and "Arts and Activities Magazine," "Horizons Magazine" and "Science Stories, Teachers and Children as Science Learners". Sharing her experience, she developed an ebook, Using Art to Inspire Creative Writing, a free resource that can be found on her blog. She is a teacher in the Scarsdale School District, and teaches professional development classes though the Scarsdale Teachers Institute. An artist and educator of over 20 years, Denise is passionate about art, critical thinking and anything having to do with dogs.