Amanda Morin

Writer

Education

B.S., Elementary Education, University of Maine

Introduction

  • Freelance writer specializing in child development, parenting, and education
  • 10+ years of working with children and parents
  • Freelance writer and published author with books and articles specializing in education and parenting

Experience

Amanda Morin contributed articles on children's education and activities. She has more than a decade of experience as an elementary school teacher and parent educator. Morin knows that teaching is more than just lesson plans—it's an interactive process that involves parents, teachers, and students working together to create a base of knowledge.

As a freelance writer, Morin has covered a wide range of issues pertaining to child development, parenting, and education, providing parents with accurate, up-to-date, and actionable information. Her work has appeared in a number of educational publications and websites, including Education.com, The EDDIE Report, and PopSugar Moms.

Education

Morin holds a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from the University of Maine. She has received training in Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), specifically as the law pertains to early childhood education.

Amanda Morin is the author of "The Everything Kids' Learning Activities Book" and "The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education."

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

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