“Theater Games to Promote Reading and Writing”
WHY BRING THEATER GAMES INTO THE CLASSROOM?
Everyone can play! Everyone can learn through playing. The Theater Game format is a charted course for the regular classroom teacher who wishes to bring the excitement, the pleasures, the disciplines and the magic of theater to the classroom.
“Overwhelm and Fear”
One of the hardest things about writing is getting started, and two of the most common obstacles are overwhelm and fear. The subject of my new biography, Fannie Sellins, showed me how to work through both.
Beginning writers, students of all levels and even best-selling authors […]
Perhaps the greatest tangible gift that we can give to a child comes in the form of a book. Let us consider, for a moment, the wonderful mind of a child, bearing in mind also that the attention span for many youngsters is short-lived. How do we keep their young minds […]
“From Advocate to Author: New Children’s Chapter Book Series Features American Special Hockey Association” By Chris Beehler, ASHA Ambassadors Executive Director
I write today with exciting news that will steal your heart! This is such a rare opportunity. The American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) is the largest special hockey organization in the […]
The Real-Life Power of Genies
My middle-grade novels, Eden’s Wish and Eden’s Escape, tell the adventures of a twelve-year-old genie who comes to live on Earth. Like many authors, I make frequent visits to schools to speak to students about my books. When I’m there, I often ask what the students […]
When An Academic Write Fiction
I adore stories. I want to listen to them, watch them, write them, tell them, and live them. Publishing a novel, is truly a dream come true because I can’t wait to share one of my stories with the world. As a college professor of communication, however, I’ve […]
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