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Essay Writing Review and Writing Assessment Testing Tips April 11, 2011

Do you have an elementary or middle school state or district writing assessment coming up? Or perhaps you simply want your students to write excellent essays? If so, read on! And if you teach beginning essay writers or struggling essay writers, be sure to check out Pattern Based Writing: Quick & Easy Essay! It’s sure […]

Summer Writing Prompts for Children February 18, 2011

Writing Prompts and Story Ideas – Summer Be sure to learn more about how to use writing prompts with students here: 1. Using Writing Prompts with Kids: Tips, Tricks, Pros and Cons of Writing Prompts 2. How to Use Writing Prompts in Teaching Writing Wishing you and your students total essay writing success! Have a great summer! Please […]

How to Help Your Children Improve Their Writing May 19, 2010

Transform your child into a truly confident author using “Pattern Based Writing: Quick and Easy Essay! Should you help your child with writing? YES. The Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) suggests that you help your child with writing. OERI believes you, a parent, can make a big difference. You can use helping strategies […]

Teaching Struggling Writers vs. Teaching Gifted and Talented Writers February 19, 2010

Gifted and Talented (G.A.T.E.) Students Do the MATH before they do the WRITING I once taught a 5th grade G.A.T.E. class at a very affluent school for the final two months of the school year.  It was my off-track vacation time and their teacher could not finish the year. I had never seen students like […]

Changing Views on Teaching Children to Write January 1, 2009

The Research Shows Series: Changes in Teaching Writing How has writing instruction changed over the last few decades? What are the most effective strategies for teaching writing? What is the difference between product and process when teaching writing? Which is more important? Read on to find out what some of the most important names in […]