Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
10 Things We Believe about Teaching Writing
I have been teaching teens to write for a quarter of a century (Twenty-five years just sounds longer when you put it that way, doesn’t it?), and the online writing instruction service I founded, WriteAtHome, has been in business for a dozen years. In all that time we’ve learned a lot about how to teach writing effectively. Here are ten of the most important.Read More
Postcards and Positive Pedagogy
In an earlier post, I talked about the importance of providing positive feedback on student papers. I have always found …Read More