Meet Jason Stephenson, English * creative writing teacher


What’s your first and last name?

  • Jason Stephenson

What do you teach / what is your ‘title’ at school?

  • English * creative writing teacher

How are you involved in education?

  • In my ninth year of education, I am teaching Pre-AP English 2 and Creative Writing 1 and 2 at Deer Creek High School in Edmond. I am also a co-sponsor of student council. I am teacher consultant for the Oklahoma Writing Project, and I serve on the executive board of the Oklahoma Council of Teachers of English.

What does your ideal school or classroom look like?

  • Teachers are knowledgeable and passionate.
    Students are curious and motivated.
    Administrators are the lead learners of the school.
    Descriptive feedback replaces numeric grades.

If you were to lead a session at Edcamp, what would it be about?

  • Last year I spur-of-the-moment decided to lead a session on reading in the secondary classroom. This year it might be fun to explore strategies and websites to help students become better writers, especially at argument.

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