Beth Fine

Educational Fiction Author – Serious Thinker – Child at Heart

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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 […]

Educational Fiction Fills Knowledge Gaps

Reading is the door to deepening one’s general knowledge or interest in a particular topic. Most citizen, academic, and practical activities depend on an informed membership who reads proficiently. As an educational fictional author, I have developed a way for juveniles and young adults to improve their reading and comprehension skills through my middle school […]

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 […]