Hi there Reading-Writing-Teaching-Traveling Tribe! My name is Laurie Berry and I’m here to help you build a soul-satisfying career in education so you can live your life with more adventure and passion.

Literary Wanderings was born out of my love for literature and travel, a deep desire to add more adventure in my life (and the lives of my students), add balance and energy to my day, and create more wealth and freedom by following my passion.

If any of these precepts resonate with you, you are in the right spot, my friend!  I know first hand the challenges that come with striving to be a great teacher, taking care of yourself and your family, and feeling valued in the work that you do.


I have been a 6-12 ELA and Social Studies teacher, Library Media Specialist, and Literacy Coach at a National Blue Ribbon School for the past 10 years, hold an M.A. in English, am a Writing Project Teacher Consultant, College Instructor, Grant Writer/Administrator, TpT Teacher Author, Blog Writer @ Literary Wanderings, and a self-proclaimed Author Stalker and Travel Junkie.

Let’s team up and create your best year ever!  Because I know first hand that being a great teacher doesn’t just come down to knowing your content, or even your students.  You also need engaging student-centered lessons that don’t take the whole weekend to create, soul satisfying self-care tips, and inspiration on how you can live your passion while creating more wealth and freedom in your life.

Here’s how I can help:

Adventurous Student-Centered Lesson Plans & Resources

Soul Satisfying Self-Care Tips

Wealth & Freedom Side-Hustle Inspiration & Action Steps