Ariel Sacks is in her 13th year as a teacher of English Language Arts in New York City. She divides her time between teaching 54 Eighth Graders, writing about teaching and education issues, and supporting teachers to implement student-centered methods, most notably the whole novels approach. Whole Novels for the Whole Class: A Student Centered Approach is Ms. Sacks's first book. She has written about teaching and other education issues for years on her blog, On the Shoulders of Giants, hosted by Center for Teaching Quality (#CTQCollab), and has published articles. Ms. Sacks was a member of the team that co-authored Teaching 2030: What We Must Do For Our Public Schools--Now and in the Future and is featured in the book Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead Without Leaving.
Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)