won't write

When My Child Just Won’t Write

Stubborn, willful, or something else? What’s the difference between “won’t write” and “can’t write,” and how are you to know which describes your child? A teacher whose gifted students were referred to my Resource Room Language Arts program once said, “They just won’t write anything for me … they just […]

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Creative Ways to Get Kids Writing

From the time I was a small child, I have loved telling stories. At the age of 9, I told everyone I wanted to be a writer when I grew up. Imagine then, having two sons who struggled learning to read—let alone write stories. Both of my sons resisted writing […]

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Teaching Writing

Top 10 Tips for Teaching Writing

Writing provides an opportunity for us to communicate with people we may never meet face to face. Helping children become effective writers will equip them to share their ideas and their feelings—and perhaps even influence others. However, many people—children and adults alike—find writing to be a stressful challenge. Writing instruction […]

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