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I am an experienced teacher with a background in curriculum development, and editing of educational materials. I have experience in standards correlation, thematic units, lesson plans, creative writing, editing, and proofreading.  I have completed projects for many of the major, well-known, educational publishing companies.
Formerly a classroom teacher, I have experience serving on several curriculum committees. I have also worked in the educational publishing field for 15 years writing and editing curriculum materials including lesson plans, thematic units, and teacher support materials. I have served as a curriculum designer for an educational software company, creating classroom materials to meet the needs of struggling readers and writers. Most recently, I have spent the past year and a half completing contract projects for major educational publishers such as Scott Foresman (Pearson Education), McDougal Littell, Prentice Hall, Houghton Mifflin, The College Board, Hol

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Creative WritingCurriculum DevelopmentEditingEducational MaterialsMaterialsProofreadingPublishingWriting

3 Reviews for This Service

  • RitaE says,

    JoAnne is a seasoned professional, well worth every dollar. Excellent work!!!!

    for Reviewer on Jan 03, 2007

  • Yohana_Manning says,

    Its easy just to click excellent and continue, but Joanne is one of a kind, she is timely and works overtime to accomplish tasks. Guru.com invented this website for professionals like her. She is not primarily interested in getting paid, she wants to perfect her craft. Job very well done.

    for Article Editing on Oct 04, 2006

  • marc_lawrence says,

    it was great working with Joanne. highly recommended!

    for editing for cookbook proposal on Oct 01, 2006