James T. Charnock, MEd, is a veteran teacher of more than thirty years at the elementary and junior high levels. For most of those years he was a certified reading-language arts specialist. In addiÂtion to creating educationally oriented market products, Charnock has been a feature writer/children’s book reviewer for The Reading Teacher, a national reading journal, and has served on the editorial board of Language Arts, a national English journal.
Former top students have honored Charnock four times in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers. He has also been listed in Who’s Who in the East.
The Creative Teacher is Charnock’s second edition to his 2005 publication, A Non-Workbook, Non-Textbook Approach to Teaching Language Arts. In addition, Charnock has published Mt. Horeb: The LitÂtle White Schoolhouse on Little Deer Creek, about the history and memories of one of Maryland’s last one-room schoolhouses, where he started his education.
Charnock lives in a suburb of Philadelphia, where he conÂtinues as a freelance writer, often serving as a seminar speaker on the teaching of writing and classroom art.