Projects with Writing

Why your online writing should use built-in styles

A website client of mine created a blog post and manually styled nearly every paragraph differently with formatting like boldface, color, and centering because she wanted her posts to attract attention. But I cautioned her about using too many different manual formatting techniques and urged  her to use the built-in styles I developed as part […]

The value of editors

Writer Ann Handley, a content marketer. Her eighth writing tool is a human editor, about which she writes I think of a good editor as the best advocate for the reader, which is why companies that don’t use editors end up hurting themselves. 8 Writing Tools I Use Every Day

Website: Medicine for a New Era

Created site design, built site, researched and developed all content, and provided email marketing bimonthly newsletter

Writing research

Researched relevant academic research articles, edited the articles for a teacher audience, wrote chapter introductions, and found appropriate cartoons. Second edition: added more articles about the Common Core State Standards and new achievement tests. For both editions, served as the editor through the page production process.

Spelling podcasts

Wrote and edited a series of podcasts on best practices in spelling instruction.

Bullying white paper

I researched and wrote a white paper using the videotaped remarks and discussions from the Beyond Bullying Summit, held in January 2013 and sponsored by Zaner-Bloser and the Institute for Urban and Minority Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. The summit’s goal was to learn about and discuss the benefits of implementing social-emotional learning (SEL) and character education […]

Facilitators’ guides

I researched, wrote, and produced two Facilitators’ Guides for publications written and illustrated by incarcerated youth; these were designed for use in at-risk youth programs and classrooms.