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meet the keeping the wonder core four!


Ashley Bible

In addition to being a high school English teacher in East Tennessee, Ashley Bible is the creator of Keeping the Wonder and a resource designer. As a first-generation college graduate, she proudly earned her Master of Arts in English Literature, which has served her well as a teacher, author, and lifelong learner. You can read more about her work on her blog at and on Instagram at @buildingbooklove.

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Jenna Copper


Jenna Copper is a lead presenter for Keeping the Wonder. She is a high school English teacher in Pennsylvania and a resource designer. Earning her PhD in education, she is passionate about conducting educational research at education conferences and teacher professional development workshops. As an author and co-author, her work has appeared in journals, textbooks, and online publications. You can find out more about her research and resources and on Instagram @drjennacopper.

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Abby Gross


Although she recently fell in love with teaching middle school reading, Abby Gross has spent most of her career teaching high school English, including American Literature, Journalism, Technical Communication, and more. Abby is committed to crafting student-centered learning experiences that engage and empower her students. When she’s not teaching, you can find her designing resources, blogging, and helping other teachers. You can check out Abby’s ideas and tech tips on her blog at and on Instagram at @writeonwithmissg

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Staci Lamb

Staci Lamb is an English teacher in Maryland and served as the 2018 Cecil County Teacher of the Year and 2018 finalist for the state. Staci was also the recipient of the 2019 Maryland NEA Foundations in Teaching Excellence Award. She has a bachelor’s degree in English Education from University of Delaware and is pursuing her master’s degree in Transformational Educational Leadership at Towson University. In the summer, she teaches for University of Delaware’s Upward Bound Math-Science Program. You can find tips and resources on Staci’s blog at or on Instagram at @theengagingstation.

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featured wonder makers


In our workshops and book, you’ll also meet our Wonder Makers, guest writers in our book and presenters at our workshops who are experts with using the elements of the wonder in their classrooms. These phenomenal educators have a wealth of knowledge and experience spanning a wide range of grade levels and content areas.

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