Identifying and Avoiding Common Essay Problems

The first thing students need to know, as you teach them essay writing skills, is what mistakes they're most likely to make.  Only after being explicitly taught common essay writing problems will they be able to identify and avoid them.  This three-part lesson plan will guide you through the process of getting students writing, teaching … Continue reading Identifying and Avoiding Common Essay Problems

Making Projects Meaningful: Creator Spotlights

When focusing on taking student work OUT OF THE CLASSROOM in an effort to make it meaningful, it's important that students have an opportunity to hear from real-world creators who have gone through the creation process. Learning that published creators don't start that way, reaching those heights only by going through their own trails, is … Continue reading Making Projects Meaningful: Creator Spotlights