These free printable PDFs are our take on the classic kids' game — with an emotional smarts twist.
RIP cursive writing: keyboarding is king
The Common Core Standards don't include teaching kids to write in cursive, but many states are including cursive in their teaching plans.
Bestseller's writing tips blast through resistance to teach kids to write.
A best-selling author offers five techniques to get kids excited about putting words on the page.
Writing prompts for kindergarten through 8th grade
These writing prompts give kids just enough of a start to spark their imagination and get them writing in a no-stress, no-pressure way.
What your child should have learned in kindergarten to 8th grade
Here are some of the key skills your child should learn in kindergarten to 8th grade, plus ways to give your child a little extra practice over the summer.
What your 2nd grader should have learned
Here are some key skills your second grader should have covered this year, plus ways to practice them over the summer.
5 ways parents who don't speak or write English can help their 2nd grader practice writing
Learn five ways to boost your child’s writing skills at home — in English or in your home language.
2nd grade writing samples
What should your second grader's writing look like? Here are three examples of grade-level writing projects by real second graders.