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English Language Arts becomes especially important in middle school. Here's what happens in reading, writing, and vocabulary in English class.
Poor performance in language arts is not necessarily a life sentence, but it can feel that way to a first grader.  Here's what parents can do to help.
Despite the fact that texting rules kids' worlds, helping your child build the writing skills needed to succeed in school and beyond is easier than you think.
How and when can parents begin to help if they suspect their child is developing writing difficulties? Here's what parents need to know.
Writing a descriptive essay may be challenging, but children have the material, in their memory and imagination, to create a successful one.
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.
Find out what memoir writing is all about and why it's good for your child, beyond the classroom.
Studies show spelling and grammar checkers are often used as a crutch. Make sure your child knows how to use this popular function responsibly.
Want to help your tween become a confident, creative, young man or woman? Give them a pen and paper!
Here's a sampling of writing prompts to help your child understand different styles.
Teens with stellar SAT results haven't just given themselves a leg up to a great school, they've also scored themselves a publishing gig.
Here are six journal ideas to turn your child onto writing.
The same attitude that can drives parents crazy may also be the key to powerful and evocative writing. Here are ways to harnass your teen's spunk for good:
Here's how to help your child plan, research, and organize her upcoming research project or long paper.
This essay writing competition could win your family a trip to the Everglades!
Toss that text book. Here are four great ways to turn your child into a punctuation stickler.
Should you encourage your child to participate in a spelling bee? This article discusses what sorts of skills a spelling bee hones and why to get involved.
What better day to remind your children of the importance of the handwritten word than today?
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