Beatnik YouTube Poetry Lesson
presented at the 2014 Annual Convention of the National Council of
Teachers of English, Nov. 23, 2014, Washington, D.C.

Using Blogger for Writing Projects

presented at the 3rd Annual MACUL Michigan Summit Featuring
Google for Education, Nov. 4, 2014, Brighton, MI

YouTube for Argumentative Writing: Summary & Rebuttal
presented at 7th Annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning
International Symposium, April 10th, 2014, Dallas, TX

Creating WordPress Student Blogs for Common Core Writing
presented at the 2014 Society of Information Technology and Teacher
Education 25th Annual Conference, March 20, 2014, Jacksonville, FL

The scholarly community says thumbs up for these book lessons!

Available in Kindle & Paperback, 6x9, 118 pp.
By Erik Bean, Ed.D. & Emily Waszak

Erik Bean, Ed.D., and Emily Waszak have more than 30 years of collective English composition and teaching experience.  In this new book series, they creatively use social media to attract student attention while focusing on essay writing, thesis generation, and research skills for student success. 

Meet Erik Bean & Emily Waszak

Social Media Writing Lesson Plans for YouTube, facebook, NaNoWriMo, CreateSpace: Bonus Intro to Blogger!

-For Secondary and Higher Education! -
Westphalia Press
, Washington, D.C.

WordPress for Student Writing Projects

Grades 6-12 and Higher Ed., Compass Publishing, Brigantine Media, St. Johnsbury, VT

Book Features:

  1. Lessons in argumentative essay writing, thesis generation, and quality sources.
  2. Contains rubrics tied to Common Core writing strand numbers. (Big time saver).
  3. Appendix of "Operationalized" Common Core Writing Standard explanations so
    requirements are easier to follow. (Another time saver).

  4. Writing lessons can be transferable to most any blog sites.
  5. Available in Kindle & Paperback, TpT, as well as B&N, 8.5 x 11, 42 pp.