Here’s something almost everyone can agree on: writing is one of the most intimidating, scary, overwhelming subjects to teach. Either you struggle with your own inadequacy of never having been taught to write, or you’re a natural writer who has no clue how to teach...
Why is your child such a reluctant writer? Is there such a thing as giving too much help?
Add purpose and meaning to your kids’ writing by having them write for an audience. They’ll love these fun suggestions!
Teaching writing is rarely one-size-fits-all, so you’ll appreciate these helpful tips for teaching writing in your homeschool.
Make writing more exciting through appealing books, writing prompts, publishing projects, and more.
Follow a reluctant boy writer’s journey from 6th-grade story soup to academic master’s thesis.
Being a scribe is often the answer when your child hates to physically write.
If your homeschooled child lacks confidence as a writer, make sure you’re giving clear instructions and setting boundaries for the assignment.
If your child is easily upset by his writing mistakes, here are some things you can do to help.
Take heart! Sitting with your kids and coaxing the writing out of them will pay off one day.
Perfectionism can hold kids back from doing their best by seizing them with fear. What can you do?
When reluctant writers have trouble with ideas and details, guide and teach them how to plan a story.
Modeling writing for young learners happens naturally as you introduce and talk about writing ideas together.
Make writing less stressful with these simple adjustments to your teaching approach!
Editing doesn’t need to be a negative or intimidating experience for your K-3rd grader