I teach AP Language and Creative Writing at Great Neck South High School on Long Island.
Teaching philosophies:Student-centered. Collaborative. Goal-setting. Coaching. Divergent thinking. Portfolio. Writing as therapy. Take Risks! Find your voice. Experiment! Freewrite. Poetry. Memoir. Editing. Layers. Deadlines. Frontload. Rap and hip-hop. Expository technique. Drawing. Art. Magic Markers. Mind Maps. Publishing. Music. Cellphones. Ipods. Wikipedia. Twitter. Facebook. Stay modern. Stay open-minded. Keep learning.
For writing, discussion
Reader/Writer notebook response