Colette Marie Bennett
Curriculum Coordinator: ELA, Social Studies in West Haven, Connecticut
Colette Marie Bennett is the Coordinator for Language Arts, Social Studies, Library Media, and Testing for the West Haven School District in Connecticut.
She is a certified Literacy Specialist (K-12) with over 23 years of experience in the classroom grades 6-12.
She has presented how she uses technology in the classroom to improve reading and writing skills at the Computer Educators of Connecticut (CECA) Conference, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), the Council on English Leadership (CEL), the Advanced Placement (AP) Conference, the International Conference for Teaching Language (ICT), and the Literacy for All Conference.
She is the Secondary Education Content Expert for About.com
She believes that educators at every grade level who teach the skills of reading and writing must be readers and writers themselves.
The opinions expressed on her blog (usedbooksinclass.com) are her own.