Dorothy Nixon: Links to some of my work. Copyright Dorothy Nixon.
Classroom use permitted.
Milk and Water
Free Ebook about Montreal City Hall in 1927, the era of Prohibition in the US
About a Canadian College Girl in 1911/12 based on real letters
Gone with the Windows. Originally in Globe and Mail
The Blair Shift Project. Originally in Chatelaine Magazine
The Appalling Truth. Originally in Moms Online Magazine. Updated and reprinted often in ESL texts over the past 12 years.
Tall Girl, Short Story. Originally in Today's Parent Online
For the Record/ Your Child's School File Originally in Today's Parent
Beat the Biological Clock. Originally in Salon.com
The Many Faces of Marriage: Originally on Canadian Parents Online.
THE QUILT downloadable pdf from a memory at four years old ) All Rights Reserved
Threshold Girl - a free illustrated novel about a college girl in 1910 based on real events.
In Praise of Nothing to Do. (Written in 1997, but still relevant:a similar article in Salon in 2009 was the most read and generated a huge debate. ) Originally Moms Online Magazine
Meditations on Genius. Originally for Canadian Parents. Reprinted in ESL Textbooks in Simpler Language
Talking the Talk. Originally in Today's Parent
School 2015. Originally on Moms Online
A Cautionary Tale. Originally in Education Canada Magazine
A Not So Distant Mirror. Originally in Education Canada Magazine
YouTube and Yams. Originally in Education Canada Magazine
Tighsolas Essays 1908-1913 at Tighsolas, Nicholson Family Saga, 1908 (the Teaching Life)1909 (entertainment)1910 (railroad)1911 (Teaching College Paradigm Shift)1912 (Titanic and Town Life)1913 (Love and Courtship)
An Ordinary Man (An Ordinary Hero) The Story of Norman Nicholson
Parenting the LD Child: Tip Sheet for parents. Originally in QFHSA Children's Literacy Resource Guide -
Male Mentors in the Classroom: Tip Sheet adapted from Academic Paper. Originally in QFHSA Children's Literacy Resource Guide -
Kill the Worms: Let Them Live: Tip Sheet adapted from Academic Paper. Originally in QFHSA Children's Literacy Resource Guide -
Get Your Child Ready for Kindergarten: Tip Sheet adapted from Academic Paper. Originally in QFHSA Children's Literacy Resource Guide -
Teens,Science and Social Networks: Tip Sheet for Parents Originally in QFHSA Children's Literacy Resource Guide -
Activists seek Off-Island School Board -Education Reporting for Hudson Gazette
Looking For Mrs. Peel Original Radio Play about the Fall of Singapore and Changi Prison Camp
Family Movie Review Batman and Hercules. Originally Moms Online Zine Online
Shall We Dance? Originally in The Montreal Gazette
Essay on Marcelle Auclair Originally on CBC Radio
A Boomer's eBay Experience Originally in the Toronto Globe and Mail
Radio Advertisements Originally on CFCF and CFQR Radio
Period Piece: about the last taboo in TV. It first appeared in Chatelaine Magazine. Then on Oprah's website.
Tom Sawyer Anthology: where I share the limelight with the likes of Ray Bradbury and Mark Twain :)
Table of Contents… Quebec Federation of Home and School Associations' Children's Literacy Resource Guide 2005