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March 17, 2015

Robot Teaches Handwriting by Turning Students Into Teachers

A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.

February 24, 2015

Principals (and Superintendents) Must Model Writing

Just as with reading, it is best that the principal (and superintendent) model and lead as a writer.

February 23, 2015

NoRedInk Raises $6M to Teach Writing Using Hit TV Shows, Student Hobbies

NoRedInk, a website that uses student interests to create grammar and writing exercises, raised $6 million in a Series A round.

October 31, 2014

Developing Student Leadership

Advising a student publication takes perseverance, anyone who does it wouldn't argue that point. Empowering student leaders to be responsible for managing set publication sometimes requires a pep talk. Check this one out.

October 30, 2014

National Novel Writing Month Heads Into 16th Year

Starting November 1st, students in more than 2,000 classrooms will take on a major challenge: Write a novel in a month. The Young Writers Program, part of National Novel Writing Month, gives students and teachers the tools to make it happen.

October 01, 2014

A Moratorium on Multiple Choice?

If multiple-choice tests are out of sync with deeper project based learning, should teachers abandon them?

September 05, 2014

Student Letters Spotlight Books' Impacts on Their Lives

BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.

September 04, 2014

For the Common Core, A Different Sort of Benchmark

The Concord Review, a journal of high school student history essays, makes a powerful argument for using student work in explaining academic standards.

August 25, 2014

Tennessee to Add Cursive Writing to State Standards

Tennessee students in grades 2-4 will be expected to learn cursive writing starting next year.

August 21, 2014

Computerized Essay-Scoring Helpful for Student Feedback?

Computerized essay-scoring may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.

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