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4 Steps to Writing a Successful Essay Prompt

Brett Murphy Hunt | Posted 05.04.2015 | Education
Brett Murphy Hunt

As both a college lecturer and a tutor, I participate in the two sides of the academic exchange. With the first role, I am the person assigning projects and essays; with the other role, I handle the multitude of students confused by the directions for their projects and essays.

826 Valencia's Student-Journalists Release Issue 49 of the Valencia Bay-farer

826 Valencia | Posted 05.14.2014 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

If you don't believe climate change is happening, Ms. Fitzpatrick said it's because, "Mostly, people haven't been educated well, and generally climate scientists are not very good communicators."

4 F-Words That Support Your Child As a Writer

Allena Tapia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Allena Tapia

Viewing the avalanche of apps, platforms and other technology out there as a potential favor to your child's education, and writing in general, is a good thing.

The Art of Being Dumb

Timothy Braun | Posted 11.17.2012 | Books
Timothy Braun

When these students write I can see anger and frustration. These students are the "losers" at the university, and they know it. Most people don't like being called "dumb."

Alex Kuczynski-Brown

Most U.S. Students Lack Writing Proficiency: NAEP | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 09.18.2012 | Education

Only roughly one quarter of eighth and 12th graders are proficient in writing, according to results from the National Assessment of Educational Progre...

Memo To Creative Writing Students: Inappropriate Work Will Bring Repercussions

Arizona Daily Wildcat | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Early this semester, the UA Creative Writing program sent an e-mail to creative writing instructors stating that students who submit inappropriate wor...

Educating for Democracy: Good Writing -- The Way It Used to Be?

Joel Shatzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Shatzky

As a teacher of good writing practices for over forty years, I have noticed that the quality of the writing in my classes seemed to be declining. I felt that the writing was barely of junior high school quality.