Here is how to guide your older student through writing a research paper: 10 Steps
It is that time of year when some will graduate — with no clue what they want out of life. Hopefully we have provided our children with a love of learning, given them time to develop their interests, talents, and gifts, and provided them with a path to their future. For those still confused God […]
Some students will find writing poetry easier task than many other forms of writing.
14 Forms of Writing for the Older Student: Descriptive Narrative. Nonfiction that attempts to entertain, bringing the reader along.
Codecademy offers an easy way to learn and develop programming skills! The site, which has grown considerably since our first review in 2012, offers an interactive approach to help students learn to code apps and websites — at no cost. At this time, students can choose various avenues to explore including: HTML and CSS PHP […]
Develop a note-taking system that you can improve upon as you develop your skills.
Perhaps the answer lies in the way we ask the question. How do we know our vocation? Strictly speaking—and contrary to the way we pressure young people to ‘decide’ what they are going to do when they grow up—a vocation is not something we choose for ourselves. Rather, it is given by God, who ‘calls’ […]
It has always been true, but perhaps with college having become a default societal setting it is even more obvious now — there are a vast number of students attending college with absolutely no idea why they are there! Unfortunately, many will leave deeply in dept, not terribly more skilled than when they started, and […]
There are many things we do each day — life skills — that we take for granted. We’ve done them so long that we forget that our children might not know how to do them. One easy remedy is to include our children in our daily activities, instructing as we go. Get the children involved […]
Much like it does of success, our world has an odd view of work. We daily see those who loathe their jobs, who do the minimum amount possible to still receive compensation for their work, and those who feel that they are owed. There are also those who daily complain about doing the work in […]
Character development is often one of the hardest tasks facing a writer. Here are ways to tackle the challenge!
The limerick makes a fun, easy introduction to writing poetry.