OMG LOL: The Purpose and Power of Humor in Stories and Classrooms
!KSLA Delaware Valley is excited to welcome local CBSD teacher and author Matthew Landis! A full-time 8th and 9th grade history teacher at Tamanend Middle School, Matthew will present his favorite topic: the power of humor in stories and classroom instruction.
He will also share his journey from teacher to writer, and conduct a short writing workshop about deploying humor that can be adapted for virtually all ELA classes. Come ready to laugh, learn, write, and tuck away activities for future lesson plans!
See Matt talk about his presentation here!
Celebrating the Life and Work of Murph Crawford
The annual Murph Crawford Middle School Conference celebrates the many contributions of Murph Crawford. Murph was a beloved Advisory Board member for many years. In addition, she served as a Regional Director for KSRA for over 30 years. Murph was a reading teacher in the Abington School District, serving as chair of the reading department at Abington Junior High School at the time of her retirement.