This Edutopia article I wrote is an explanation of how introduce poetry to first graders in short easy-to-use units of thematic poetry.
This Edutopia article I wrote is about how to encourage Grade 1 students to engage with storytelling and become storytellers.
Big Drama on a Small Budget
Below is my new article with Edutopia about how to produce a place on a shoestring budget.
Below is my new article with Edutopia about how to teach writing and performing dramatic monologues. A 10 Step Guide to Teaching Monologues.
How to Make Poetry Writing Fun
Here is my new Edutopia article about how to have fun teaching poetry writing, specifically Odes, but the writing process can be applied to any form.
This is my new Edutopia article (February 2022) that explains how to create a poetry recital unit for Middle School students.
My new Edutopia (published January 2022) article about how I work with upper Elementary and Middle School students, getting them excited to work with Shakespeare texts!
TASIS - The American School in Switzerland (2019) - an article about my Global Service Learning trip to Ethiopia.
Kurzweil Education (2015 - ongoing), numerous articles, such as:
The Gifts of Being a Dyslexic Teacher; Motivating Students with Dyslexia; Technology and Digital Literacy; Creating an EAL-inclusive Classroom; Inspiring Writing with Young EAL Students; Small Ways to Have Big Fun with Reading and Writing; Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters, etc.
Edutopia: (2014 - ongoing), numerous articles, such as:
Why Storytelling in the Classroom Matters; The Gift of Being a Dyslexic Teacher; How Storytelling Inspires Children to Learn English; The Power of Poetry in Primary Classrooms; Young Storytellers (inspiring students to be storytellers); The Power of the Postcard (giving feedback to young students); Lunchtime is Club Time; The Afterschool Shakespeare Club; Learning to Hook an Audience; and A Voice Worth Listening To (poetry mini-units).
International Inquirer: (2014):
Writing Poetry in Grades 2 and 3.
IB World Mazagine (2014-2016):
How to Use Storytelling in the Classroom; How Storytelling Transforms the Classroom
I am often commissioned to write articles about education, storytelling, having dyslexia and teaching.