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Ryan Tahmaseb

Director of Library Services

Ryan Tahmaseb teaches at The Meadowbrook School in Weston, Massachusetts. His writing about teaching has appeared in Education Week, Independent Teacher, and Education World. He also writes short fiction, and his first chapbook, Mutual Incomprehension, was published by Anchor & Plume Press in January 2016. You can find out more about him at

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  • Teaching Strategies

    Making Research More Exciting Through Fiction Writing

    Narrative writing that incorporates research can be a more engaging alternative to a classic research paper. 
  • Literacy

    6 Tips for Teaching Poetry Writing to Teens

    Writing poetry is a way for middle and high school students to explore hard-to-describe aspects of their lives.
  • Literacy

    8 Truths About Teaching Writing to Middle Schoolers

    Middle school writers are full of imagination and creativity, and teachers can honor that while teaching writing conventions.
  • Communication Skills

    Effective Student-Led Discussions

    Three approaches to guiding your students to take ownership over their discussions of shared texts.

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