Welcome. My name is Corbett Harrison, and I have been an educator since 1990, and a teacher-trainer since 1998. I specialize in teaching writing using differentiated instruction techniques. I also focus on critical thinking skills, especially during the pre-writing and revision steps of the writing process. Every year, I challenge myself to improve my writing instruction even more, and this website is where I post my most successful new ideas.

I have been on hiatus from doing out-of-state teacher trainings recently for two reasons: 1) I'm writng a book on teaching writing, and 2) I'm preparing to retire from the classroom at the end of the 2018-19 school year.

Beginning in the summer of 2019, I will be available once again to train teachers your school or district if you would like to hire me. You can find general information about my workshops here.

If you would like to verify my availability for a specific date or dates starting in June of 2019, please contact me at this e-mail address.



       Because writing--when taught right--can be the most enjoyable part of your teaching day, I created this website.

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My friend Sue Gonyou is creating a new set of resources to honor the Common Core in her social studies and enrichment classes!

Time Transitions in History: What is it? Daily power-points that focus on world history, American history, daily vocabulary and a bonus corner (that includes quotes, riddles and interesting facts). Each “corner” has a question to trigger creative and critical thought.

How was it developed? Each slide was based on key events in history. In addition, vocabulary common to a variety of state standards and the 12 Power Words were incorporated in the development.

Click here to open Sue's flyer for this product.
Contact Sue with questions at this e-mail address: sgrun716@aol.com

Interested in Sue's "Time Transitions in History" Slides?

FREEBIE!: Here are the first 15 days of September free. If you would like to continue, please use the PayPal link at right to make the purchase. Sue should have the link sent to you within 24 hours.

Don't have PowerPoint? Click here for the PDF version.




If you're interested in purchasing this new PowerPoint series for History and Social Studies, you may do so using the buttons below.

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Purchase today and you'll receive all 366 "Time Transitions in History" slides in both PowerPoint and PDF formatting..