Beth Fine

Educational Fiction Author – Serious Thinker – Child at Heart

Community Outreach

Common Core Curriculum Concerns – Part III

DIVERSE CRITIQUES The Bigger Picture: Plenty of pro-con comments on Common Core and its standards can be found online, many of which you are probably aware. Even so, the following words from a U.S. News article re-quoted online, jumped out at me of why teachers and parents might be concerned. “People who advocate for the […]

Writing Workshop for Detroit Middle Schoolers at Elmwood Park Library

On August 18th, Elmwood Park Branch of the Detroit Public Library System held a workshop for young writers aged 10-14 to learn more about “How to Turn Your Adventures into Stories.” Beth Fine, Tennessee author of the middle school mystery series Picaresque of Ímagine Purple, taught the workshop. Wanting attendees to grasp how observation is […]