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Here's a cheat sheet on where your child's writing skills should be at the beginning and end of third grade.
Learn what your child should be able to do at the beginning and end of first grade writing.
Just how do preschoolers make the jump to writing their names and the other letters of the alphabet? A guide to teaching your preschool child to write.
Wondering what will happen in your kindergartener's language arts curriculum?  Here's a guide to what your child's academic life will be like.
A new study shows academic success may hinge on how many words you speak to your child. What's the magic number?
Fourth grade writing brings about a lot of new ideas. Know where your child should be in writing before and after fourth grade.
Teach your budding playwright the basics of playwriting, including how to compose a plot, characters, a well-structured story and format the play.
English Language Arts becomes especially important in middle school. Here's what happens in reading, writing, and vocabulary in English class.
Do you find your kids frantically trying to cram those words into memory at the last minute? Here are some ways to prepare for the test, without the stress.
Here are some common pitfalls for beginning writers, with tips and fun games for working with them at home:
Here are the steps that emerging writers go through as they make their journey towards becoming fluent writers.
What exactly are the benefits of teens putting pen to paper? Expert Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Ph.D. says writing can help teens gain confidence and fight stress.
Help your child practice writing sentences, stories, and expository and narrative essays to keep writing skills sharp for when they return to school.
Correct pencil grip can not only improve handwriting, it can also help with overall brain development as well. So just what is the right way to hold a pencil?
Studies show spelling and grammar checkers are often used as a crutch. Make sure your child knows how to use this popular function responsibly.
Students are showing improvement in an academic arena many fear is being overtaken by an electronic world.
Most small children love the rhyme and rhythm of poetry. So foster that love during National Poetry Month this April!
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