Creative Writing: Not That Different from Academic Writing?
Think creative writing is all that different from writing a research paper in class? You might be surprised! Read on as New Milford, NJ tutor Matthew H. explains...
Creative writing tips seem to be counterintuitive; how can someone tell someone else how to be creative? The truth is that the secret to writing any good creative literature is not really that different from what you need for a really great academic paper: strong structure.
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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
8 Great Writing Retreats for Kids
Does your child love to write? Writing offers children not only a medium for communication, but the ability to create and use their imagination! Whats more, writing aids your childs emotional growth and helps build the critical thinking skills necessary for success in school and in life. Writing retreats and camps can help foster these abilities.
What Happens at Writing Retreats?
At writing camps, children can focus on their creating writing while having fun at the same time! In a community
4 Study Tips When You're Completely Stuck in a Rut
Feeling burned out? Reset your brain with these helpful study tips from Chicago, IL tutor Hilary B...
Do you ever feel like your brain is in a rut? Its happened to all of us -- maybe there are a set of vocabulary words you just cant seem to memorize, or a new concept you understand in theory but cant seem to put into practice. Maybe you just dont feel quite as sharp as you usually do. But one thing is certain -- feeling frustrated and angry isnt going to help you learn anyt
How to Write a Haiku | A Short History and 7 Easy Steps
Interested in learning how to write a haiku? Learn a bit about their rich history, and then take a stab at writing your own with the help of this guest post from Cherese Cobb, creative writer and self-proclaimed haiku nut:
Haiku comes from tanka, a short poem that has a 5-7-5-7-7 syllable rhythm. It was originally practiced by Japanese noblemen and Buddhist priests. During the 9th-12th centuries, writing tanka became a game called renga, where one person wrote the first three lines