editing tips

How to love your kids’ writing

How to love your kids’ writing

Great tips for how to love your kids’ writing, especially when you’d rather wad it into a ball and toss it across the room.

Time-saving editing tips for writing teachers

Time-saving editing tips for writing teachers

Whether you’re teaching a homeschool co-op or five high school English classes, editing and grading compositions and essays has the potential to suck the very life out of you. Even if you devote a mere 5 minutes a week to 100 compositions, you’d spend over 8 hours on...

Stumbling block #8 – Parental criticism

When it comes to chores, character training, and schoolwork, you can’t always be the nice guy, the friend. Nope. You’ve got to be the parent, which means it falls to you to judge and evaluate your kids’ work. But if you don't evaluate with wisdom and purpose, you can...

Editing your kids’ writing: Speak the truth in love

Editing your kids’ writing: Speak the truth in love

The Parent Editor: Beauty or Beast? Grading or editing your kids' writing assignments can bring out the beast in the most agreeable parent. When a paper is filled with errors, it can be hard to see past the mistakes---especially if they crop up again and again. Yes,...

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