May 312021
 

I truly enjoy talking about my books with kids in Chicago while I’m in Texas in my pjs. Video for Creative Writing Tips

Writing Tips with high school students in Chicago.

Mar 292020
 
Help with Teaching from Home

Nepris.com Join me online. Friday, April 3rd WRITING | Games & Activities to Improve Writing | 11:00ET / 8:00PT |Grades K-8, PD FOOD | The Mobile Dairy Classroom | 12:00ET / 9:00PT |Grades K-5 GOVT | Careers at Federal Agencies | 2:30ET / 11:30PT |Post-Secondary SPORTS | My Journey to the NFL & Beyond | 3:00ET / 12:00PT |Grades 6-12

Jan 042019
 
Nepris Likes My PJs

I love school visits. Since so many schools cannot afford author visits and as an author, I have to take off from writing, change out of my PJs and travel to a school. I still do that because I love kids. But due to the great work of the Nepris team, I can stay in [read more…]

Jan 022018
 
Love Tech Teaching

January winds howl and icy temperatures hold me, hostage. However, thanks to Nepris, I can soar on the web to ANTONIA CRATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in NEWBERG, OREGON and share great ways to teach students to edit their writing and create stories that will make their grandma bake her best cookies and grandpa to swell with pride. How [read more…]

Dec 242017
 
2017 Best Education Tip

One of my favorite education discoveries this year is Nepris – great place for a free author visit. A note from the Nepris team. “Hi Peggy! I just wanted to thank you again for leading an Industry Chat last month. You connected with 3 classrooms located in Texas, Louisiana, and Ohio, and I heard it [read more…]

Nov 152017
 
Free Games

Here are two free games from Teach Writing Without a Pencil. Click on the pdf file for the game you want to print.  Please do not print for your friends, however, share this site for them to download their own free copy. You can also print a copy for you principal of the Tell It [read more…]

Nov 132017
 
Got Hat. Riding to Rescue Young Authors!

Yes, I am back in the saddle again. Hat,  boots and fully load with answers on being an Author. Yes, Im exhsusted just from getting the boots on.  But I get to hang with darling, Trail Blazers. There might be a few young authors.