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Writing on the wall

Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.

Five tips for painless writing

Searching for ways to turn the page on your child's writing? Look no further.

Ten tips for improving teens' writing

Break through writer's block and other common problems with these expert suggestions.

Quick writing tips for every age

Turn your child into an unstoppable scribe with this grade-by-grade advice.

Signs of an LD in middle and high school

How do you know if your tween or teen has a learning disability? Learn to read the signs.

How Older Kids Can Improve Their Writing Skills

Helping older students improve their writing skills requires both excellent instruction and age-appropriate practice - and lots of it. An expert explains this in parent-friendly terms.

Your middle schooler and Common Core

The new standards may change how your child experiences reading, math, and writing. Get the lowdown on what will — and won't — be emphasized in class.

Top summer learning activities for middle schoolers

Keep your sixth-, seventh-, or eighth-grader sharp all summer with fun brain boosters.

Blog all about it

Reluctant writers may just need an online audience.

What's the scoop?

Junior journalists can get their start with a homegrown publication.

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