Chris Margolin

The Script Is Bad, and the Audience Left: Keeping Your Students Engaged

In this latest column of an ongoing series “Confessions of an Educator,” Chris Margolin reveals that sometimes the best lesson plan is the one taken completely off script and improvised.   Say the following to your students: “Today I will sound like a robot, and I will not be looking at you because I will be following a script for the lesson. ... Read the full article
Chris Margolin

Chris Margolin spent more than a decade in Education as a high school English teacher, and is now an Instructional Coach for the Longview School District. He is the founder of The Poetry Question, an online journal which focuses on reviews of small press poetry publications, and runs a regular series called "The Power of Poetry," where notable poets share their personal stories of how poetry has affected their lives. Margolin resides in Vancouver, Washington with his wife, and daughter. 

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