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Five Great Reasons to Consider WriteAtHome

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I started WriteAtHome in 2001 with five students. Since then, WriteAtHome has helped many thousands of homeschool students improve their writing skills. Our approach is simple. We give a short lesson on writing each week and a short writing assignment. Students spend an average of an hour or two on their writing project each week. That project is sent to …

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What I Learned about Public Education from Subbing

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I used to be a teacher in a public high school here in Chesapeake, Virginia. This month, I went back as a substitute. Here’s the surprising thing I learned.

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What’s the Deal with Copywork and Dictation?

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Are the exercises of copywork and dictation necessary? Are they helpful? What’s the thinking behind these practices?

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Three Easy Strategies for Tying Writing to Learning

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Three simple strategies for using writing in various subjects to promote learning.

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Why You Should Never Assign a 500-Word Essay

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Assigning papers of arbitrary length reinforces bad writing habits.

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