About the Website
This site is dedicated to the creativity, ingenuity, and collaborative spirit of middle grades literacy teachers. Whether you are one English teacher on a team of many or the lone social studies teacher in a small school, you know that collaboration makes us all better. Join us as we sharpen our own skills and seek to build our own collection of thoughts and resources designed to help our students become college and career ready!
Jaime Greene is the grades 6-12 instructional coach for Hamblen County Schools in Morristown, Tennessee. She has served as a Common Core Coach for the state of Tennessee and presents at local, regional, and national education events. She is a graduate of Carson-Newman University (B.A.), The University of Tennessee, (M.Ed.), Lincoln Memorial University (Ed.S.), and is currently a doctoral student at Carson-Newman University.
Derek Voiles is a 7th grade English teacher at Lincoln Heights Middle School in Morristown, Tennessee. He has served as a Common Core Coach for the state of Tennessee. Derek was selected as a teacher fellow for Tennessee's State Collaborative on Reforming Education. He is a graduate of Carson-Newman University (B.A., M.Ed.), Lincoln Memorial University (Ed.S), and is currently a doctoral student at East Tennessee State University.