The Fear of Writing

What are you afraid of the most? Some people have a paralyzing fear of writing… The dreaded blank page… the hand hovering over the first line on an empty sheet of paper… the fingers pausing above a keyboard before a blank computer screen… What is it about that first line that even the most published …

Learn Skills From Life

Learn Teamwork from playing ball… Learn economics from starting an afterschool job/business… Learn geography through travel and exploring… Learn civics by getting involved in politics, a mock election, or watching a debate… Learn computer skills by writing a blog, taking courses online, and using word processors… Learn to write by writing letters, reports, and papers… …

Printing vs. Cursive Writing- What do you think?

What method of writing are you teaching your children? The traditional method or a cursive only method? The traditional American way of teaching writing is to teach the beginning learner print and then switch over to a cursive style of writing when they reach third grade. Then there are those who feel like teaching …