Remote or Virtual Learning
Black Lives Matter in Literature
Creative Writing (free)
Podcasts as Literature
The Video Essay and Filmmaking
Short Fiction and Point of View
The Teaching of Writing
Designed for experienced teachers, I will discuss pedagogy, curriculum, and around 100 downloadable resources (a $50 value) including a unit on poetry, short fiction, and Hamlet.
At the end of the course, you'll get the time to create a new lesson or activity, and receive a certificate of completion for 10 PD credit hours. Individual districts or states approve the PD credit hours.
Handling the Paper Load
Inspiring a Love of Reading (free)
Exciting and Engaging Activities
Balancing Joy and Rigor
Teaching as Performance
Flexibility and Grades
Outside the Classroom
Looking to become the excellent teacher you always envisioned? Want solid advice about how to handle the workload and challenges of teaching high school English? Want students who are excited to come to your class and really want to talk about literature? Want to stay in education but are worried about burnout? Want to work smart, not hard? Feel like your college experience didn't prepare you for teaching? You've come to the right place.
This course will help you prioritize what matters most and put you in a position to inspire all of your students to love the study of literature. Learn how to best handle all of the incredible challenges in the field and master the art of teaching.
Complete the course at your own pace. At the end of the course, you'll receive a certificate of completion with 7 professional development credit hours. Seek prior approval for credit from your district or state.
or Personal Narrative for Teachers and Students
Pick a Topic
Establish a Tone
Create a Theme
The Issue of Time
Show, Don't Tell
Literary Devices and Techniques
Writing a college application essay doesn't need to be hard or take a long time. Over the years, I've discovered that there are four essential elements to consider if you want to write an excellent college essay. I call them ...
The Four T's: Topic, Tone, Theme, and Time
Topic: Pick a topic or tell a story that represents who you are.
Tone: Convey your authentic voice when telling your story.
Theme: Express what you learned from the experience.
Time: Depict the details from one moment in your life that accounts for your worldview.