Staff Developmental Editor

Paula Biliteracy, Content, Educational Publishing Leave a Comment

As a DC Heath staff developmental editor, I: worked simultaneously in English and Spanish on multiple Heath Literacy core and ancillary components. managed and developed four Images student Theme Books, Grade 4. worked with program authors to prototype ESL component. was senior editor for Bibliotecas en Español, K-5, and three accompanying Teacher Guides. From science to social studies, Images provides …

Senior Developmental Editor, Bibliotecas en Español

Paula Biliteracy, Content, Educational Publishing, Proyectos en Español, Spanish Leave a Comment

As senior developmental editor for DC Heath’s K-6 Bibliotecas en Español (Libraries in Spanish), I: managed all aspects of content, design and production for Bibliotecas and three teachers’ guides. developed prototype, writers’ guidelines, and edited content. researched and selected 144 titles for Bibliotecas from 40 international publishers, fomenting relationships with leading publishing houses throughout Latin America, Spain, and the US. The Bibliotecas are a …

Spanish Developmental Editor

Paula Biliteracy, Content, Educational Publishing, Proyectos en Español, Spanish Leave a Comment

In my first job in educational publishing, under the expert guidance of my mentor, Isa, I gained a solid foundation of editorial skills and was quickly given a fair amount of responsibility. I became an associate editor for Celebremos la Literatura Houghton Mifflin’s Spanish bilingual reading program, K-5. My role: One of 5 or 6 core, in-house Spanish-speaking editors. Managed ancillary component (Theme Book …

Freelance Writer & Editor

Paula Biliteracy, Content, Educational Publishing, Proyectos en Español, Spanish, Web Leave a Comment

As a freelance writer and editor, I: wrote and developed core and ancillary content in English and Spanish for educational publishers. have seasoned editorial skills. am experienced with curriculum development (I have written 3+ 100+ page curricula from scratch in variety of subjects from conservation biology to the health sciences.) possess solid and nuanced research skills, getting inside the material I …

Cyber schoolhouse

Paula Content, Distance Learning, Educational Publishing, Interactives, Web Leave a Comment

I developed interactive student, parent and teacher Java-heavy Web activities and technology resources, cross-curricular projects and the Technology Corner; I also managed the threaded discussion for the Cyber Schoolhouse website The Simon & Schuster Elementary Cyber Schoolhouse website was created in the original model of creating virtual environments based on brick and mortar. It provided a wealth of information and resources for teachers, students …

Creating Spaces for Learning Website

Paula Distance Learning, Educational Publishing, Web Leave a Comment

Conceived of by the Children’s Museum, Boston, Creating Spaces for Learning provided on-line parent resources and activities based on museum exhibit content. For its time, this was a high-end site with streaming video, QuickTime VR, Javascripts and lots of animation. Content included print-outable at-home activities, discussion group, and research findings. I was consulted as a developmental editor for the site.