A Guide to Helping Your Students Through the Writing Process

Sometimes, when you assign students a writing task, they immediately balk. For students, writing assignments can be overwhelming – there are so many components for them to keep track of that they often don’t even know how to start. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Technology makes it easier than ever for students […] ...

Help Your Students Conquer the Dreaded Blank Page

For students who LOVE to write, there are few things more exciting than a blank page. They don’t see white space; they see opportunity, and they can’t wait to get started. For many students, however, the opposite is true; just the sight of all that white, empty space fills them with dread. For them, the […] ...

Informational Speeches on Issues that Matter

We hear from our teachers that students often struggle to craft effective presentations, for a variety of reasons.   In some cases they suffer from “stage fright,” and are nervous about speaking in front of their peers.  Others have a tough time finding topics, organizing their thoughts, and presenting them coherently, while simultaneously engaging their […] ...