How writing is like cooking

How writing is like cooking

By Daniella Dautrich In many ways, writing is like cooking or decorating: the key elements are variety, beauty, organization, and harmony. Stop and take a good look around...

Letters of encouragement

Letters of encouragement

By Daniella Dautrich BEFORE April flies away, we want to highlight National Card and Letter Writing Month! It’s a great time to remind your kids how to format a letter...

Noun and pronoun variation

Noun and pronoun variation

Many writers, young and old, often allow their style to suffer from the pitfalls of overly repeated words. That’s one reason  WriteShop I teaches students to avoid...

The magic of 3

The magic of 3

Learning specialist Kendra Wagner joins us today as a guest blogger. “The Magic of 3“ Ask teachers what is meant by this phrase and they will likely answer...

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