English Literature

MYP Language and Literature ~ IB English Literature

Tara Ferguson

ferguson.stassen@mpls.k12.mn.us

651-689-3114

Distance learning office hours -

  • Mon-Thurs: 2-4 p.m.

  • or, by appointment

Note:

Parents/Guardians -

The best way to contact me is by email, however I also use the Remind App to keep in contact with my classes. The codes are listed under each subject.

If you are interested in gaining access to your child's Google classroom account, please email me and I will guide you through joining. Thank you - Tara

English 10: MYP Language & Literature

Google Classroom Codes:

  • Period 5 code - aptwkvf

  • Period 6 code - tpdmw4d

Remind Codes:

  • Period 5 code - @8hkhae

  • Period 6 code - @f8kfcc

IB English Literature


Google Classroom Codes:

  • Period 1 - hc7h2wz

  • Period 2 - mwumtg2


Remind Codes:

  • Period 1 code - @399a28

  • Period 2 code - @774eeh

Experience and Credentials

The past 21 years afforded me the great pleasure of teaching English at all grade levels. My years with Minneapolis Public Schools and the last sixteen years at Thomas Edison produced great variety, promise and learning. Currently, I teach Language and Literature - Year 5 and Higher Level IB English Literature.

Teaching History:

Thomas Edison High School - 2003-present

Olson Middle School - 1998-2003

Educational background:

M.A. in Literacy, Bethel University - 2014

K-12 reading license

M.A. in Education, University of St. Thomas - 1999

B.A. in English: Creative Writing, University of St. Thomas - 1995

Leadership Experience:

District Literacy Professional Development Facilitator: 2017 & 2019

10th-grade Team Lead: 2017 - present

Literacy Coach: 2012 - 2018

PLC lead: 2010- 2015

Teacher Mentor: 2007-2010