Projects Using Academic research databases

Advertorial

I was asked to write a placed article in Today’s Catholic Teacher about how to help students apply nonfiction reading strategies to reading online. This article appeared in both the print and online version of the magazine.

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.

Student Debt in Ohio

An infographic about the problem of student loan debt

National Handwriting Standards

I researched and wrote the proposed national handwriting and keyboarding standards, completing grades K-8 in 2012 and prekindergarten in 2014.

Statewide newsletter

As Director of Programs for the Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations, I laid out the quarterly newsletter and wrote the majority of articles.     OANO Newsletter Fourth Quarter 2001 OANO Newsletter First Quarter 2002  

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.

School Breakfast Program research report for Ohio

For the Children’s Hunger Alliance, I researched and wrote a white paper demonstrating the social and economic positive effects of expanding the School Breakfast Program in Ohio schools. CHA is devoted to ending childhood hunger, and it assists school districts in maximizing the number of students they can feed for the federal dollars they can receive. […]