I love writing. I love searching for the right combination of words that not only make my point, but show my passion behind that point. I love when an idea pops into my head out of nowhere and I have ...

This past weekend students like Emma Gonzalez made history. Kids not only stood their ground, they stood up for what they believe in. They stood up peacefully. They stood up with a purpose. They stood up eloquently. Ms. Gonzalez represents ...

“You need to fill their pages with comments. Show them what good writing is.” Those two sentences were said to me by my first Department Chairperson when she made me show her a set of essays that I was grading. ...

  My best teachers were always English Teachers. In 8th grade, Ms. Flaum handed me back an essay without any corrections on it. She said she wasn’t grading it until I actually wrote it like I talk in class. As ...

  You are a writer. That’s a sentence I’ve used for almost a decade in my classroom. It’s on my class site. It’s in the opening day presentation; it is the first thing parents see at Meet The Teacher Night. ...