NWP Co-Director, National Presenter/Trainer; Teacher: Middle School At-risk/Gifted and Talented/Pre-AP; Instructor: Developmental Writing, Assoc. Prof. of English; English Composition I & II; American & British Literature Freshman Year Experience; AP Exam Scorer (ETS/CollegeBoard); McGraw Hill Digital Faculty Consultant; Author of Standardized Writing Passages; THECB Item Analysis Review Team; Lumina Nex Dev Challenge Getting Past Go Certifications: Emotional Intelligence, Developmental Adult Education, Secondary Language Arts, Peer Mediation
Student Led Active learning Peer workshopping Critical thinking Flipped Learning Adaptive Learning Project Based Makerspace
2018 COM Teacher of the Year 2018 Online Instructor of the Year 2017 Online Instructor of the Year; 2017 Finalist for Instructor of the Year; 2017 Top Hat Top Author Award; 2016 Online Instructor of the Year; 2016 Exemplary Course Award English 1301; 2013 Instructor of the Year at COM; 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012 Finalist for College of the Mainland Instructor of the Year; 2004 Texas State Middle School Teacher of the Year; 2004 Teacher of the Year, Dickinson ISD; 2004 Channel 2 Sunshine Award; Margaret Hill/Greater Houston Area Writing Project Scholarship; CCCC (NCTE) Scholarship; TCTELA Research and Travel Grant Scholarship;
2017 Flipped Learning Certification; 2008-2009 Developmental Adult Ed Specialist: Kellogg Institute/NADE; Doctoral Courses; Research Project (Learning Communities and EI); Appalachian State University, Boone, N.C.; 2004 Masters of Art; Literature/Creative Writing, UHCL, Houston, Texas; 1999 Bachelors of Science/Secondary Ed.; University of Oklahoma, Norman, Ok.; 1997 Associates; Murray State College, Tishomingo Ok.
Publications: www.bethhammett.blogspot.com; Top Hat English and Conspiracy Theories; Top Hat English and Social Epidemics with Absurd Fiction; "Why I Teach" Southern Poverty Law Journal's Teaching Tolerance Journal Writing in the Classroom (Kindle/Nook) NADE Digest Using Emotional Intelligence in a Learning Community Setting Natalie: Diary of a Senior Year (Publish American--Young Adult Novel) College 411 (Kendall Hunt Publishing; First Year college survival skills) Developmental Writing Workshop (Basic Writing Skills) MindPlay (Secondary Assessment Articles) NCTE TCTELA Numerous Educational Articles WEBSITE: www.bethhammett.com
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