Posts tagged ‘thoughts on teaching’

May 16 2018
Comments Off on Teacher feature: Shawna Ayoub Ainslie on writing as “an avenue to wellness”

Teacher feature: Shawna Ayoub Ainslie on writing as “an avenue to wellness”

Teacher feature: Shawna Ayoub Ainslie on writing as "an avenue to wellness"

Writing through Trauma to Truth teacher Shawna Ayoub Ainslie shares some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. Director Stacia M. Fleegal: What excites you, inspires you, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when you’re writing? SAA:  Writing has been a powerful coping tool for the…

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Apr 25 2018
Comments Off on Teacher feature: Teneice Durrant on the pleasure of choice in writing

Teacher feature: Teneice Durrant on the pleasure of choice in writing

Teacher feature: Teneice Durrant on the pleasure of choice in writing

Poetry Writing teacher Teneice Durrant shares some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. Director Stacia M. Fleegal: What excites you, inspires you, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when you’re writing? TD:  For me, the pleasure that comes from writing and the pleasure that…

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Mar 14 2018
Comments Off on Teacher feature: Tawni Waters on connection and discovery through teaching

Teacher feature: Tawni Waters on connection and discovery through teaching

Teacher feature: Tawni Waters on connection and discovery through teaching

Writing the Wave and Writing to Reclaim Your Sacred Self teacher Tawni Waters shares some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. Director Stacia M. Fleegal: What excites you, inspires you, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when you’re writing? TW:  Teaching at the Center…

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Feb 13 2018
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Teacher feature: Jennifer Steil on being stimulated and trusted by her students

Teacher feature: Jennifer Steil on being stimulated and trusted by her students

Fiction Writing teacher Jennifer Steil shares some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. Director Stacia M. Fleegal: What excites you, inspires you, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when you’re writing? JS: I find joy in the unexpected, whether it comes in the form…

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Jan 18 2018
Comments Off on Teacher feature: Helena Clare Pittman on affirmation through teaching

Teacher feature: Helena Clare Pittman on affirmation through teaching

Teacher feature: Helena Clare Pittman on affirmation through teaching

Writing for Children teacher Helena Clare Pittman shares some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. Director Stacia M. Fleegal: What excites you, inspires you, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when you’re writing? HCP: It excites me terribly to read student work in response to…

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Apr 17 2015
Comments Off on Helena Clare Pittman, Writing for Children teacher, on affirmation through teaching

Helena Clare Pittman, Writing for Children teacher, on affirmation through teaching

Helena Clare Pittman, Writing for Children teacher, on affirmation through teaching

Last month, the Center community-building post focused on Abriana Jetté. This month, Writing for Children teacher Helena Clare Pittman shares with her colleagues some insights into both her teaching and creative processes. EA: What excites you, turns you on, makes you grin from ear to ear about your Center class? Where is the joy for you in the teaching? Is there any relationship between the pleasure you feel teaching and the pleasure you feel when…

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