- Freelance writer specializing in education and parenting
- Author of "The Everything Kids' Learning Activities Book" and "The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education"
Amanda Morin is a former writer for The Spruce who contributed articles on children's education and activities. She has more than a decade of experience as an elementary school teacher and parent educator. Morin knows that teaching is more than just lesson plans—it's an interactive process that involves parents, teachers, and students working together to create a base of knowledge.
As a freelance writer, Morin has covered a wide range of issues pertaining to child development, parenting, and education, providing parents with accurate, up-to-date, and actionable information. Her work has appeared in a number of educational publications and websites, including Education.com, The EDDIE Report, and PopSugar Moms.
Awards and Publications
- Wrote "The Everything Kids' Learning Activities Book" and "The Everything Parent's Guide to Special Education: A Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Advocating for Your Child with Special Needs"
Morin holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Maine. She has received training in Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), specifically as the law pertains to early childhood education.
About The Spruce
The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.