creative matters

miscellaneous writing

teacher / trainer guides

Various Teacher Guides

Client: Discovery Education

Audience: Teachers of Grades K–6, 7–12

Description: Dozens of teacher guides for Discovery Education, a division of The Discovery Channel. Subjects include Health and Guidance, Life Science, and Earth and Space Science.

Fast Forward: An Alcoholic’s Story

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Teachers of Grades 6 – 12

Description: Teacher Guide for an ABC Afterschool Special about alcoholism, redistributed for classroom use.

Positive: A Journey Into AIDS

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Teachers of Grades 6 – 12

Description: Teacher Guide for a documentary about real people with AIDS, starring two teenage actors, Michael Sutton and Kimberly McCullough, who had an AIDS storyline on ABC’s General Hospital.

Workplace Violence Series

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Corporate trainers

Description: Trainer manuals for the highly successful, award-winning three-part video series designed to prevent workplace violence by making employees more aware of the warning signs that often precede it. We also wrote the videos. Used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

Sexual Harassment Series

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Corporate trainers

Description: Trainer manuals for the highly successful three-part video series designed to prevent sexual harassment in workplace environments. We also wrote the videos. Used by Fortune 500 companies worldwide.

Workplace Violence: When the Shooting Starts

Client: AIMS Multimedia

Audience: Corporate trainers

Description: Trainer’s Guide for a video about survival strategies to use during an incident of workplace violence.

Stress Management

Client: American Training Resources

Audience: Corporate trainers

Description: Trainer’s Manual for a video about stress reduction strategies.