Kids Join Together to Publish Their Books

A talented school librarian has coordinated a project to have kids join together to publish their books.  At Porter Elementary School, student authors know what it takes to write and illustrate a interesting story so it will be enjoyed by others.  Nearly all the...

The Art of Persuasion and a Butterfly Garden

Fourth grade students practiced the art of persuasion and a butterfly garden is the result. At Prairie View Elementary School, students persuaded school officials to start a butterfly garden by writing a series of essays.  The essays written by fourth graders in Heidi...

Learning English By Writing Op-Eds

Students from around the world have great ideas, and are learning English by writing op-eds about diverse subjects such as bullying, drunk driving, and why some Muslim women wear a hijab. At Lowell High School in Massachusetts, the English Language Learner students in...

Kids Learn Writing Process Through Sculpture

It became clear to a fifth grade teacher that the writing process is similar to other creative activities, so in his class kids learn writing process through sculpture. Writing is essential, and in Edwardsville District 7 students learn about three types of writing:...