How to Teach Spelling Using Phonics

JoAnne Nelson is our phonics expert and as a reading specialist she is often asked how to teach spelling using phonics. This article contains her top 5 steps to teach spelling using phonics. While many people today feel that spelling may not be important, you have...

5 Ways to Write Persuasively Like A Pro

At some point in your life, you’ll have to do some persuasive writing. A proposal at work to greenlight your passion project, a cover letter for an interview, copywriting to persuade people to buy your product, donate to a charity cause, or even a letter asking for a...

Middle Schoolers Voicing Their Stories

Monologues written by middle schoolers voicing their stories were performed by theater students from Central Washington University. Teachers at Wahluke Junior High worked with the university theater department to help students with voicing their stories in what has...