Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff

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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ELA Halloween Activities for Middle School and High School Students
Get your ELA class into the spirit with these fun Halloween activities for middle school and high school students, and learn from a few masters of horror how to really make those spines tingle and those bones shake.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
Brenda Iasevoli
Shaped Staff
October 20, 2020
Podcast: Finding Acceptance as an Immigrant Student Feat. Margarita Lezama
Meet Margarita Lezama, an ESL and ESOL teacher at Brownsville Middle School in Miami, Florida. Originally from Nicaragua, Margarita now teaches a large immigrant population and relates with her students on topics like coping with culture shock, learning English, and facing discrimination.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
October 06, 2020
Podcast: Virtual Learning During COVID-19 Feat. Sharon Biava
Sharon Biava joins us once again to discuss virtual learning during COVID-19, and how she adapted to her new digital classroom with the help of her students. A 4th grade math teacher at Silver Lakes Elementary in Florida, Sharon is passionate about literacy, civics, and equity for all students.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
September 22, 2020
Podcast: On Being a POC in Academic Spaces Feat. Dr. Chris Emdin on Teachers in America
Meet Dr. Chris Emdin, an Associate Professor of Science Education at Columbia University in New York, NY. He is the founder of Science Genius and HipHopEd, and the author of of White Folks Who Teach In the Hood and the Rest of Ya’ll Too. Chris works to support diverse students and educators in their STEM learning through an understanding of race and culture.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
September 09, 2020
Podcast: From ELL Student to HS Math Teacher Feat. Priyank Bhatt on Teachers in America
Priyank Bhatt, a lead math teacher at West Side High School in Newark, New Jersey, discusses his personal and professional journey, which began in India. From learning English with the help of a dedicated ELA teacher—and American cartoons—to excelling in math class and eventually tutoring his friends, Priyank forged a path rooted in education.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
August 11, 2020
Podcast: Amplifying Student Voices Feat. Kelly Harper on Teachers in America
Meet Kelly Harper, a third-grade teacher at Mary Bethune Elementary in Atlanta, Georgia. After winning the 2019 District of Columbia Teacher of the Year Award and being named one of four finalists for the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, Kelly moved to Atlanta, where she employs social-emotional learning to work toward dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
July 28, 2020
Podcast: Overcoming Trauma in Parkland, FL Feat. Sarah Lerner for Teachers in America
Meet Sarah Lerner, an advisor for the award-winning yearbook Aerie and an English and journalism teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Sarah is passionate about mental health and advocating for gun reform and oversaw the publication of the student written anthology Parkland Speaks.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Staff
June 23, 2020