School’s out and your kids are (hopefully) outside every day enjoying some summer fun! Creating new summer memories is a childhood right. However, it’s also important that your kids continue writing over the summer. A surefire way to improve writing skills is to write every day.Here are 5 Ways to Encourage Your Child to Write Over the Summer:
Journalism is the field in which news and information are created and disseminated to the public. Very much like teaching, it educates people on a lot of things: on the biggest news of the day; on where they can go to eat and relax; and, in this pandemic, where they can get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Now, why is it important to learn journalism in general education, when there are specialized, advanced courses for this?
As an English teacher to 7th to 12th graders, I understand the importance of giving your students a platform to use their voices in meaningful ways. A lot is going on in the world and your students have a lot to say about it all.Allowing students to write about important issues and events allows them to learn more about what is in the headlines, but writing also gives them a chance to express their opinions. Sometimes we don’t give teenagers enough credit. They understand a lot more about what’s going on locally and globally than one might think.Here’s a Guide To Help Your Students Find Their Voice Through Writing.
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This guide will give you insight on what you need to do to get started with a school newspaper.
School newspapers provide a platform for students to express their ideas and creativity. It helps to develop their critical thinking skills. It can also be instrumental in building peer-to-peer relationships, while shaping their perspectives, opinion and identity.