Writing Tips for Kids: How to Write an Amazing Ending
A good story needs to be strong from the first line through the final page. It's all too easy to start strong with a great hook and an interesting set of characters, but then lose momentum along the way and stop short at the end. This can be tough for budding wordsmiths of all ages - so how can you encourage your kids and help them understand the writing techniques involved? Here are some tips for parents and private writing tutors alike...
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Budget Breakdown: How Much Does it Really Cost to Learn a Foreign Language?
If you've decided to learn a foreign language, there are a number of helpful resources available. Many people want to know the best way to learn a new language, but this can be subjective based on a number of criteria. While learning any new skill requires a time commitment, learning a new language is an investment.
Along with learning styles and geographic limitations, cost is an important factor in selecting a language program. Here is a look at the benefits and the costs of s
What Great Writers Can Learn From Children's Books
Most experts agree: when you're learning how to write, reading as much as possible should be part of your daily life. And that means reading everything! Here, New Milford, NJ teacher Matthew H. explains what you can even learn from your favorite childhood books...
Childrens books are normally our first introduction to reading and writing. As kids, we listen to our parents, teachers, and other caregivers read aloud to us. Eventually, we read basic sentences on our own until we a
5 Simple Ways To Self-Edit Your Writing
Editing your work is one of the most important steps to writing an essay! Create your checklist using these tips from Woburn, MA teacher Belynda C...
Editing is not simply about typos. There are many steps to writing an essay between the initial preparation, research, writing, and finally editing and proofreading your finished work. While proper spelling and grammar are important, there are other aspects to polished prose that need your attention. Some of these items include r
5 Fun Addition Games for Kids
Math doesn't have to be boring! Take a look at these ideas to have fun and encourage learning with your kids, from Dallas, TX tutor Kristin S.:
Are you looking for ways to get your kids excited about math? Incorporating it into familiar surroundings and activities can make it naturally enjoyable! Try these five fun addition games to give your youngster the gifts of practice and play.
Count 'em Cars
This is a 2-player game that's great for summer road trips! To start, eac