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Anti-Bully Programs for Elementary Schools

Bullying has been a challenge faced by children throughout all phases of history, but recently educational advocates have begun to identify the serious consequences and ramifications that bullying has on young children. Bullying often begins in the earliest years of school, so it’s critical

Fiction Writing

Teaching Fiction Writing: Four Things Your Students Should Know Before Getting Started Learning to write fiction is an important part of any student’s education—which is why many classrooms have children begin writing their own stories from as early on as first grade.  Fiction helps

Creative Writing Kids

Creative Writing Resources for Teachers, Kids and Parents— Writing offers many benefits to students, but the ability to explore new worlds is undoubtedly one of the most important. Whether they’re writing creatively or considering a topic of personal reflection, writing improves critical thinking skills

31 Bullying Awareness Writing Prompts for Students

Though most kids have been teased or laughed at on occasion, some students have to deal with long-term harassment that is psychologically and physically harmful to their wellbeing.  Bullying is a major epidemic facing today’s schools and children.  From stealing someone’s lunch money to

Creative Writing for Children

Creative writing for children is an important activity to teach to kids— We all know that stories are a big hit when it comes to children and what better way to take advantage of this fact than to let them make up their own!

365 Journal Writing Prompts for Kids Ages 8 – 12

From the Desk of Jill Schoenberg—  Yes, it’s official… 365 Writing Prompts for Kids is my latest endeavor, and I’m very excited about it! The kids writing ideas in this series are sorted by month and are a mix of creative, fun and inspirational writing

Good Study Habits for Kids

How to Teach Kids Good Study Habits— Homework is a fact of life. If you have school-age children, you’ve probably found yourself doing math problems or helping with English essays. But parenting does not necessarily mean that you’re stuck doing homework again. Although it

Children and Creativity

Is childhood creativity becoming a thing of the past? If so, what impact will this have on our children? On their futures?  On the future of business? On innovation and imagination? Take a look at this interesting info-graphic that outlines the changes in childhood

Kids Summer Journaling

Journaling: A Great Summertime Activity for Kids— Parents are always looking for great summertime activities that will keep their kids occupied and out of trouble. As summer gets well underway parents will sometimes scramble to sign up their kids for camps or various other summer

Fourth of July Writing Ideas

Fourth of July Writing Ideas— The Fourth of July is a beloved American holiday – a time when families indulge in fireworks, food, and friendship. As the summer holiday approaches, give children the chance to think about their favorite Fourth of July activities and
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