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Tennessee Schools Will Teach Cursive Again

Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents

BY TIM GHIANNI NASHVILLE Sat Aug 23, 2014 7:06am EDT (Reuters) - Children in Tennessee will have to get used to holding a pencil again next year w...

From Geometry To Gym Classes, Writing Infiltrates Every High School Course

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 12.12.2011 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. Writing ... again? groaned Fred Redeaux's honors geometry class. "Let me give you a ne...

Ink-Stained For Life: What Makes A Great Teacher

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

The prescription for a being good teacher may be as simple as it is for a good writer, but that doesn't mean it is readily or frequently achieved.

Literary Mentorships: Some Of The Most Famous And Successful From History | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Most aspiring writers daydream about having a successful author drop into their life, recognize their talent, and help them get published. That might ...

The Singer Affair: How A Crush On A Teacher Landed Me A Role In Her Novel

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coggins

Neither Brett Singer's pedigree or the success of her future book were uppermost in my mind when I studied with her as an undergrad. What was uppermost was her. She seemed bohemian, worldly-wise and alluring.

First Time Novelist Breaks All Rules with a Winner

Cynthia Kling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cynthia Kling

"How Far is the Ocean from Here," by Amy Shearn has to be the weirdest, funniest saddest road novel I've ever read. A single 20-something agrees to surrogate for a pair of cozy yuppies.