Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor

Ali Habashi is Associate Account Manager at HMH, where she coordinates with several teams to produce marketing collateral for both digital and print purposes. Before joining the HMH family, Ali worked at a range of learning companies, including Oxford University Press, Pearson, and National Geographic Learning. She graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland, with a degree in English and Management and writes fiction in her spare time for a range of publishers and podcasts.

Ali Habashi is Associate Account Manager at HMH, where she coordinates with several teams to produce marketing collateral for both digital and print purposes. Before joining the HMH family, Ali worked at a range of learning companies, including Oxford University Press, Pearson, and National Geographic Learning. She graduated from the University of St. Andrews in Fife, Scotland, with a degree in English and Management and writes fiction in her spare time for a range of publishers and podcasts.

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Podcast: Shaking Up the Kindergarten Curriculum Feat. LaNesha Tabb
Meet LaNesha Tabb, a kindergarten teacher at the Metropolitan School District in Lawrence Township in Indianapolis, Indiana. After starting a blog called Education with an Apron, LaNesha turned her sights on writing a book about the importance of teaching social studies.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
February 23, 2021
8 Women's History Month Activities for Elementary Students
From drawing self-portraits with Frida Kahlo to launching balloon rockets with Sally Ride and Mae Jemison, these activities will help you celebrate the women who made history, and the women who are making a difference today.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
Alicia Ivory
Shaped Editor
February 19, 2021
Podcast: The Future of Happiness and Education
Season 2 of the Shaping the Future Podcast kicks off with special guest Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar, author of Happier and co-founder of the Happiness Studies Academy. Join host Matthew Mugo Fields as he asks about anti-fragility and the elements of happiness.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
January 26, 2021
25 Valentine's Day Writing Prompts and Ideas
No matter what your middle school or high school class is reading, these writing prompts about love will get them ready for Valentine's Day.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
January 21, 2021
Podcast: Shaping the Future Season 2
Learn strategies to improve student outcomes and better shape the future of education through podcast conversations with experts about major topics affecting the K-12 industry.
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Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
January 07, 2021
Podcast: On Embracing Native Culture in Alaska Feat. Danielle Riha
Meet Danielle Riha, a middle school teacher at the Alaska Native Cultural Charter School in Anchorage. She is passionate about equity, indigenous languages, and culturally relevant lessons. She was the Alaska Teacher of the Year and one of four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year Award in 2019.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
December 01, 2020
Podcast: A Seat at the Peace Table Feat. Karen Johnston
Meet Karen Johnston, an elementary school teacher at Harriet Tubman Montessori in New Orleans, Louisiana. Karen helps build a comfortable and open learning environment for her students by utilizing student-directed activities in mixed grade level classes.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
November 17, 2020
National Novel Writing Month: Turning Students into Excited Writers in 2020
On November 1st, 2020, National Novel Writing Month began for thousands of writers around the world. At the same time, many teachers introduced their classrooms to the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program, and found their students developing a new-found passion for creative writing.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
November 06, 2020