George Lucas Educational Foundation

Brian Sztabnik

Brian Sztabnik created the Talks With Teachers podcast,, and #aplitchat on Twitter. He has taught English Language Arts for 11 years in middle schools, high schools, the inner city and the suburbs. He is currently the lead English teacher at a high school on Long Island, where he teaches AP Literature and Composition, Creative a Writing, and Public Speaking. He is the College Board advisor for AP Literature and was a 2015 Bammy! nominee for Education Commentor/ Blogger. He spent 10 years as a varsity basketball coach but now spends his time as a devoted father.

Areas of Interest: 
interactive approaches to learning,
professional development

User Activity

Posted discussion 7 Simple Steps to Maintain Classroom Culture

2 years 4 months ago to Classroom Management

Posted discussion Boys and Reading

2 years 5 months ago to Literacy

Posted blog Our Boys Need Us: The Power of Mentoring

2 years 6 months ago to Character Education

Posted discussion Find Your Purpose as an Educator

2 years 6 months ago to Education Trends

Posted blog The 8 Minutes That Matter Most

2 years 7 months ago to Student Engagement

Posted discussion 2015 -- A Ticket to Ride

2 years 7 months ago to Teacher Development

Posted discussion Department Meetings Done Right

2 years 8 months ago to Professional Development

Posted discussion Will the Reading Police Come and Take Me Away?

2 years 9 months ago to Literacy

Posted discussion Homework: Helping Students Manage their Time

2 years 10 months ago to Classroom Management