Middle school students who used a successful character education curriculum

What Makes a Successful Character Education Curriculum

I don’t think anyone sets out to do or create anything without the goal of success. And that’s why it was my mission to create a successful character education curriculum. I had completely exposed myself and felt completely vulnerable…

Improve Literacy with ELA Higher Learning Standards (Even if You Hate Them)

I was shocked by the immediate interest of students in reading my first book, Life After Birth: A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother. Then I learned teachers were actually using it to help students improve literacy. First,…

Reading and Real Life- The Journey to the Literacy, Life Skills, and Character Education Curriculum

When I published my first book, Life After Birth- A Memoir of Survival and Success as a Teenage Mother I had no idea the impact it would have on students and adults. I was just telling my story. And I had no idea that people all over the world…