As both a teacher and a writer, I have experience meeting tight deadlines, while still producing engaging products. I am meticulous and motivated, and because I have taught writing and English grammar for several years, I have honed my ability to write and edit a wide variety of writing. Let my skills work for you.
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I specialize in K-12 academic writing. As both a teacher and a writer, I have created unit plans, lesson plans, mentor texts, and assessments for a variety of audiences. I have extensive experience with the Common Core State...
Nov 28, 2012|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
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I am an Ivy-League educated writer, editor, and educator. I have been an English teacher for the past several years, an experience which has deepened my expertise in writing and grammar. I am currently establishing my career as a freelance writer and editor. I have chosen this career path because I enjoy the flexibility and the opportunity to use my skills in creative ways.
I offer the following services:
WRITING EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES/ YA LITERATURE
As a former middle school and high school English teacher, I have spent thousands of hours with teenagers. If you are creating educational resources or writing YA literature, my knowledge of adolescent interests and learning styles can benefit you.
I have experience creating and editing the following teaching resources:
-ACT and SAT preparation practice
-Common Core State Standard aligned assessments and curriculum
-Supplemental resources for textbooks
I believe that the revision and editing stages of the writing process are crucial. Excellent writing is clear, which means it must be both easy to understand and error-free. My expertise is in substantive editing; I can work with you to restructure or rewrite parts of your draft so that your ideas shine. If your writing simply needs the polish of copy editing, I can ensure that your product is flawless.
I would welcome the opportunity to create resources for your project or to assist you in...
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Woodland High School
9th and 10th grade English teacher
2011 - 2011
•Taught writing, grammar, reading and discussion skills to 139 students daily
•Planned using backward design, Georgia Performance Standards, and research-based strategies to ensure student success...
The Learning Community Charter School
7th grade English teacher
2009 - 2010
•Taught reading, writing, discussion, and analysis skills to a diverse group of students; more than 90% of students qualified for free or reduced-priced lunch and more than 25% had an IEP...
Preble Street Resource Center
2007 - 2009
•Wrote grant reports and created tracking sheets to help document data for grant applications
•Scheduled 30 staff members on a weekly basis
•Reviewed 350 case files per month to prepare files for...
U.S. Peace Corps
6-11th grade English teacher
2006 - 2007
•Developed educational materials for a national literacy program
•Taught English as a foreign language to students in grades 6 -10
•Prepared culturally-relevant lessons, curriculum, examinations...