Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Red flags of a learning issue
How do you know if your child is struggling with a learning issue? Learn to read the clues.
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.
One key 8th grade writing skill
A writer's voice can transform sentences on a page into a well-written narrative. Here's one simple way to help your eighth grader improve their writing by developing their voice.
Do you make your kids write thank you notes?
I make my kids write thank you notes because I think that many emotions, including gratitude, sympathy, and love, are best expressed in words and on paper.
One key 7th grade writing skill
Is your kid argumentative? Make sure they learn this skill! One teacher describes how seventh graders should address opposing viewpoints in their essays.
6th graders and writing under the Common Core
In the first year of middle school, kids are expected to write argument papers and compare literary texts.
7th graders sharpen writing skills under Common Core
Teens sharpen their skills by writing argument essays, research reports, and stories.