Traci Gardner

Traci Gardner
Blacksburg, VA
United States

Instructor of Technical Writing
Virginia Tech
"It is always fulfilling to work on all sides of a project, and with ReadWriteThink, I had the opportunity to contribute content and work with teachers and educational designers."

Traci is an instructor at Virginia Tech, where she teaches composition, technical writing, and writing with digital media. As a freelance writer, she also composes lesson plans on reading, writing and literature, and she designs online curricular and professional development resources. From 2002-2008 she was the Online Content Developer for ReadWriteThink at NCTE. Previously, she served as Online Resources Manager, managing NCTE's Web site. She was an editor of the Engaging Media-Savvy Students Topical Resource Kit and her book Designing Writing Assignments offers practical ways for teachers to develop assignments that allow students to express their creativity and grow as writers.