Mary K. Tedrow

Author, Educator, Consultant


About Mary

Mary K. Tedrow is a National Board Certified Teacher of English Language Arts/ Adolescence and Young Adulthood with twenty-six years of classroom experience. She is also Director of the Shenandoah Valley Writing Project, served as a commissioner on the National Education Association Commission on Effective Teachers and Teaching, and is a charter member of the Center for Teaching Quality Teacher Leaders Forum (now the CTQ Collaboratory).


Mary has written for Teacher Magazine, Aspen Publishers, the National Writing Project Quarterly, and other outlets. Her past experience includes advertising copywriting for companies such as Rubbermaid and American Woodmark. She began blogging about education policy in 2007 at Walking to School.  That blog has moved to this platform to focus on instruction.  You can find the link to Nulla Dies Sine Linea at the top of this page.


Write, Think, Learn

About Write, Think, Learn-

Find out how to create the climate and space for everyday student writing. In this new co-publication with MiddleWeb, award-winning teacher Mary Tedrow shows you how to encourage students to integrate daily writing into their lives, leading to improved critical thinking skills, increased knowledge of subject areas, and greater confidence in written expression. This practical guide will help you consider the unique needs of your students, while still meeting state standards.


Many exercises, prompts, and attempts at thinking found in the book can be easily adapted for use both in and out of the classroom. Whether you are a new or experienced teacher, Write, Think, Learn will enable you to make writing come alive for all your students.


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