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...
Read and discuss great literature
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Channeling Your Inner Detective for Reading Comprehension
Reading assignments can be fun - we promise! Here, Hollywood, FL tutor Deanna P. shares her best reading comprehension strategies for students to keep in mind...
Do you like to play detective and solve mysteries? Well, here are the top reading comprehension strategies to use before, during, and after reading to crack the case and think outside the box.
READ THE TITLE and highlight it; it is the key that unlocks the main idea and what the story is mainly about.
Read the questions, not
How to Write With Humor: Finding Your Voice
A writer's voice is what attracts readers to stay on the page, finish the piece, and return for more. Voice makes writing uniquely the author's, and it can sink the poem, feature story, or op-ed piece for one reader and elevate it for another. As you're learning how to write with humor, keep the following things in mind!
Humor is Important to Voice
Humor can be a great part of voice. In fact, some would argue that it is a necessary part. Humor helps the reader:
remember key points
20+ Reasons Why You Should Raise Your Child Bilingual
Did you know that the number of U.S. residents ages 5 and older who speak a language other than English has more than doubled in the past three decades? Thats right, more and more parents are raising bilingual children.
Todays parents are always trying to find ways to improve their childrens future, whether its placing them in early music classes or sending them to elite athletic camps.
But did you ever think of getting your child language lessons?
From improved social skills to dee
5 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Beating Procrastination
Having trouble focusing on your homework? Check out these helpful tips from San Diego tutor Natalie S...
Procrastination. Were all guilty of it, and weve all experienced moments where wed rather be doing anything but the actual task in front of us. Sometimes an assignment seems so daunting that its much easier to pretend it doesn't even exist. But the fact is we all have commitments and due dates to deliver on, and procrastinating just makes it more difficult to reach our goals. Check out