Lily Howard Scott

Author and Third Grade Teacher

Beauvoir Elementary School

Lily Howard Scott is a teacher and curriculum developer based in Washington, DC. A graduate of Northwestern University and Bank Street College of Education, Lily started her career as a teaching artist and has worked with children as a 1st-5th grade classroom teacher in both private and public schools. She is particularly interested in designing curriculum that weaves together social, emotional, and academic learning, and she has led professional development workshops on increasing student agency through creative drama and helping children explore and empathize with varied perspectives. Her writing about the importance of a child-centered, holistic approach to teaching and learning has been published in The Washington Post, and she is currently working on a book about helping students cultivate emotional literacy through language arts instruction.