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 I empower secondary ELA teachers with the resources + mindset they need to make the writing process more relevant, authentic, and *applicable* for today's learners and tomorrow's leaders.

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...because writing can be taught through more mediums than one!


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the tools you need to transition your teaching toward the 21st century

Foundational Lessons

Lesson ideas, resources, and inspirations for teaching the foundations of writing.

From teaching line of reasoning and context, to understanding the nuances of language and perspective, these posts'll give you what you need to build the basics!

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Empowering Pedagogy

Education is changing all the time.  We get so lost in the grind, we don't have time to stay up-to-date.

So these posts are meant to synthesize the latest and greatest pedagogy out there in order to align your mindset with teaching TODAY.

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21st Century Tinkering

Theory is all well and good, but what does all that empowering pedagogy look like in practice?!  

I got your back.  I'll help you transition those traditional ways toward 21st century skill-buildin' with these step-by-step posts.  

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The Remix Archives

If you're an old-n-dear friend of my Global Pen blogging days, consider these posts the 'back by popular demand' teaching ideas you've loved on over the years.

Refreshed and repurposed, I've re-outfitted these timeless teaching ideas to match the vibes I'm spreadin' here at edPioneer.

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Resource Bundle

Relevant activity kits,
ready-to-go resources. 

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