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Writing Centers Support Student Creativity

Twelve years ago at 826 Valencia Street in San Francisco, a single writing center opened. Now, 826 National reaches 30,000 students, mostly from underserved communities.

06/25/2014

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Thesaurasize App

Thesaurasize acts as a mobile thesaurus, offering synonyms – both traditional and unusual – for just about any word you can imagine.

05/28/2014

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Typing v. Writing: Going Old School Might Be Better For Learning

When it comes to note-taking, students who do it the old-fashioned way might be better off.

02/07/2014

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Mighty Writers Helping Young Storytellers

The daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.

01/15/2014

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The Decline And Fall Of The English Major

In 1991, 165 students graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Yale. But in 2012, there were only 62.

07/02/2013

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Memoir Writing

For more on memoir writing, visit: http://www.yourbestwritinggroup.com

01/01/2013

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Handwriting Without Tears App

Got a kid learning their letters and numbers? Handwriting Without Tears, a system used in schools around the country, has come up with an app that can make things a lot easier.

10/09/2012

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Remembering Adrienne Rich

Adrienne Rich died on March 27th and every major newspaper carried her obituary, many chronicling her eighty-two years as a poet, essayist and activist.

04/09/2012

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Local Author Has ‘Wisdom To Know The Difference’

In ‘The Wisdom to Know the Difference’, Philadelphia author Eileen Flanagan writes about The Serenity Prayer and shares stories of the impact it has had on her life and the lives of others.

10/02/2010

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