Starr Sackstein

Starr Sackstein

Starr Sackstein NBCT currently works at World Journalism Preparatory School in Flushing, NY as a high school English and Journalism teacher, and is the author of Teaching Mythology Exposed: Helping Teachers Create Visionary Classroom Perspective. This year she began a new blog with Education Week Teacher called Work in Progress in addition to her teaching blog StarrSackstein.com. Starr co-moderates #jerdchat and #sunchat as well as contributes to #NYedChat. This year she has made the Bammy Awards finals for Secondary High School Educator. Starr speaks about blogging, journalism education and BYOD, helping people see technology doesn’t have to be feared.

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Friday, 30 January 2015 11:00

Turning reluctant writers into wordsmiths

Staring at a blank page, the whiteness mocking the writer. “Write on me, I dare you.” So many things to say, but what if they aren’t said well? Better not write anything instead, then I can’t look stupid.

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