Hal Niedzviecki said literature becomes “exhaustingly white and middle class” when writers are discouraged from writing about other cultures.
Unfortunately, today's colleges aren't improving the writing woes of American students.
Is it time to get rid of feelings-based writing instruction?
How did Franklin get to be such a prolific, proficient, and admirable author? The answer is simple...
Do you think we would see a drastic improvement in writing ability if we corrected even one of these areas in today’s schools?
Are we churning out a generation of poor communicators because we’re more concerned with keeping up appearances than implementing knowledge?
Jay Mathews asserts that today’s Common Core writing standards bore students and discourage writing, and insists we must choose another way.
Is there a way for parents to encourage reading habits in children who may have learned to handle simple texts, but aren’t turning into avid readers?
Three pieces of writing advice from the “Leaves of Grass” poet.
Statistics show that nearly three out of four high school seniors are unable to attain proficiency in writing.
Between 2011 and 2015 the number of American adults who didn’t read a book in the course of a single year went from 1 in 5 to fewer than 1 in 4.
Words of wisdom from Sir Francis Bacon.
“I should be ungrateful then, if I did not take every Opportunity of expressing my Gratitude….” – Benjamin Franklin, 1735
Knowledgeable readers are a dying breed...
Which exam do you think would be more difficult to pass?
Would we see American writing ability increase if these three elements were restored to the classroom?
Today's writing standards only explain what to teach, not how.
Writing ability has gone to pot in America.