Meg Fitzpatrick

Meg Fitzpatrick is a freelance writer who has an undergraduate degree from St. Joseph's University in English, a Master's degree in Education from the College of New Jersey, and ten years teaching experience in the public school system.

Teaching Experience

 Meg is a certified K-8 teacher in the state of New Jersey. During her tenure in the Lawrence Township School District, Meg coached an Odyssey of the Mind team, developed and piloted an integrated language arts program in her school, and was featured in Instructor Magazine for her innovative use of computers in the classroom. Meg taught both regular education and gifted and talented classes, and she excelled particularly as a writing teacher.

Personal Life and Interests

Meg left the classroom when her second child was born and has since turned her creative energy toward parenting and freelance writing. In her free time (stop laughing!) she loves to read, write poetry, and plug away at her first novel.

Most Recent Contributions by Meg Fitzpatrick

6 Common Childhood Diseases Caused by Viruses

All parents fear childhood diseases. Every child will fall victim to an illness at one time or another during childhood. Being aware of comm ... Read More

About Preschool Education

It is perfectly normal for parents to have many questions about preschool. After all, this new generation is starting school earlier than th ... Read More

Methods of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading to a child can be an extremely challenging task. Although there are different methods of reading instruction, the best read ... Read More

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Preschool

Sooner or later, most parents will have to face choosing a preschool. Preschool generally refers to programs geared for children between the ... Read More

Types of Children's Poems

Children's poems have long been a literary favorite that uses rhythm, rhyme, pattern, tone, mood, and form to convey meaning. Young children ... Read More

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