Posts Categorized: School and Community Reading and Writing Programs

  • Resources for Remote Learning from Terry

    A big welcome to you where ever you are in the world. I live with my family and dog near a creek and the ocean in southern Maine. Here, I’ve put together some reading and writing ideas. They’re for you to explore wherever you are connecting from. If you’re reading my books, I also welcome…

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  • Year of New Voices – A Reading with Immigrant Writers

    I’ve been working with the talented staff of New Hampshire Humanities to create the New Voices project. We were matchmakers. We matched many New Hampshire poets with immigrant writers to work together with the goal of creating a community reading. Here’s one story. Writing united us.  But could we actually pull off a reading? Yes,…

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  • Art Lesson for Joseph’s Big Ride

    The wish Joseph has in Joseph’s Big Ride finally comes true, his wish to ride a bike. The bike ride came to life in a school in Westbrook, Maine. Master’s of Education students at the Maine College of Art made it happen with an Art Lesson they presented with the students. They began with drawing…

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  • Year of New Voices – Inviting students to tell more

    In 2018 and  2019 I worked with New Hampshire Humanities to create a reading and writing project with English learners.  We called it The Year of New Voices. In the Year of New Voices, professional writers met with English learners from many different countries. They read and wrote together.   Then English learners, alongside professional…

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