Lawrence Baines is a former secondary school teacher, writing project director, computer geek, author, and professor. Baines has written or edited four books on the teaching of writing, including Teaching Adolescents to Write (2003) and Going Bohemian: Engaging adolescents in the art of writing well (2000), which won an award for "best book in education" from Independent Publisher. Baines has extensive experience working with urban and rural school districts as well as with state departments of education. His areas of expertise include writing and raising achievement by making learning an enjoyable activity.
View Lawrence Baines' Resume/Vita, Publications and Workshops
- Reading comprehension
- Vocabulary instruction
- Writing instruction through multisensory approaches
- Writing and technology
A Teachers Guide to Multisensory Learning: Improving Literacy by Engaging the Senses Teaching Writing to Adolescents: The Unsubtle Art of Naked Teaching
Read Lawrence's article from the toledoblade.com, House bill waters down teacher training in Ohio.
Recent Presentations and Consulting
Enhancing achievement through multisensory strategies, San Antonio, Texas.
Teaching writing like you mean it. Orlando, FL.
Print: Innovative medium for the 21st century. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sensorizing reading. Naples, Florida.
Ways of knowing: Past, present, and future. Washington, D.C.
Literacy through multisensory learning. Atlanta, Georgia.
Reading and happiness. Norman, Oklahoma
Eight minutes and falling: The fate of reading in a digital age. Houston,