Home is Where the Classroom Is

Here we all are. All in the same sinking boat, waving but not drowning, or is that the other way around? Either way, we’re...
Pages Summer Retreat

“A Powerful Discourse on Love”

During the Pages fall retreat, 15 educators and teaching artists gathered in a room with visual artist and scholar, Ann Hamilton, as she led...

A Pages Lesson to Leave With

Creative writing is a must. This seems obvious enough as I finish my fourth year in the Pages Program, but if I am being...

Walnut Ridge @Wex: Learning to Trust Our Own Eyes

As teachers we are constantly searching for ways to challenge and motivate our students. Watching young people grow, learn valuable lessons, and master content...

Blacking Out Robert Frost

You know when you’ve done a lesson so many times, it’s become muscle memory? You can just walk into class, set-it-up and then just...

Group Projects

Uniting 40 people with one project is not an easy task. It requires compromise, collaboration and patience. I’m happy to report our class successfully...

The Power of Trust

            The bond between a teacher and her students is one that is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before....

POV

The most compelling element of Anthropocene was its use of point of view. The extreme close-ups of intricate, organic designs that we realize are...

Writing is art.

Art is freedom. Art is expression. Art is powerful. When I was in school, I thought art was for the super talented, super creative...

Trust the Process – A letter to my Pages students

Trust the Process A letter to my Pages students: (I am just like you!) I am nervous and anxious, constantly in a state of...