6 ways to improve a college essay
Your child has written a draft (or a few drafts) of their college essay — but it's not quite there. Here are six tips for helping your child hone, strengthen, and polish their essay.
Quick writing tips for every age
From preschool through high school, try these easy writing “projects” at home.
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Your high schooler and Common Core
Wondering what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your high schooler will need to learn — and how you can help at home.
7 Common Core questions for parents
Eighty-five percent of U.S. students live in states adopting the new Common Core State Standards. Here are the essential questions — and answers — to get you up to speed.
10 tips for improving teens' writing
Expert suggestions on how to help your teen with writing assignments.