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53 Daily Writing Prompts for Adults

Writing on a daily basis is an excellent tool to help writers develop their skills, to overcome writer’s block or to explore new writing frontiers. Writing prompts can inspire new ideas and spark the imagination. Adult writers — from beginner to advanced — may

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity

32 Daily Writing Prompts to Inspire Creativity in Your Students Students today face more social pressures and constant stimulation than ever before—and as a result, it can be incredibly challenging for kids to retain their individuality and their own unique ideas.  Particularly in classroom

31 Creative Writing Prompts for Teens

Creative Writing Prompts for Teens The power of journaling is truly universal.  It can have an impact on people of all ages and from all walks of life—and there is no one who can’t benefit from exploring his or her thoughts on the written

30 Creative Writing Practice Prompts

Prompts to Help Kids Enjoy Creative Writing Practice Creative writing is an empowering activity that teaches kids how to use their imaginations—and more importantly, it helps them to internalize the fact that their thoughts are worth sharing.  However, many teachers struggle initially to get

Children’s St Patrick’s Day Activities

In a stroke of luck, March ushers in the season in your classroom dedicated entirely to rainbows, gold, and scheming leprechauns. If you’re an elementary school teacher, you know that incorporating these fun and festive holidays into your classroom allows you to teach lessons

St Patrick’s Day Story Starters

It’s a holiday filled with mischievous fun and magical discoveries at the end of the rainbow. Students love the excitement surrounding St. Patrick’s Day, so it’s great to capitalize on that joy and incorporate the holiday into your classroom lesson plans. If your students keep

30 New Fiction Writing Ideas

Fiction Writing Ideas for Middle Schoolers— Though most students begin writing their own short stories from a very early age, there’s something particularly special about the fictional works that kids compose in middle school.  Tweens and young teens occupy a unique space in their

44 Good Writing Ideas

Even in our high-tech world, writing remains an essential and fundamental skill for students to master. When teaching kids how to write, interesting and good writing ideas help to engage a child’s interest in their writing practice. Moreover, a regular writing practice — such as

6 Activities for Writing in the New Year

There’s nothing quite as refreshing as the New Year. Both teachers and students return to the classroom feeling rejuvenated after a break for the holidays, and it’s a wonderful time for teachers to establish new priorities with their students. Writing should always be a

20 Interesting Writing Prompts for Students

For young students, it can often be challenging to verbally express their ideas, their hopes, their dreams and their struggles. They may not know who they can talk to about the things that are on their mind, and they may wonder if there are