Kids Use Tech So Much They Can't Hold A Pencil Anymore, Doctors SayA group of doctors is now saying young children in the digital generation can't even hold a pen or pencil anymore.
Mighty Writers Opens Bilingual CenterPhiladelphia's Mighty Writers mentoring program has expanded to encourage bilingual students to become biliterate as well.
Local Woman's Fashion Blog Is "Filled With Helpful Tips Learned Along The Way"Writing, fashion and beauty are three things Ashley Basla is truly passionate about. So, she combined her passions and launched a blog, Sugarpeel.
Writing Centers Support Student CreativityTwelve 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.
Thesaurasize AppThesaurasize acts as a mobile thesaurus, offering synonyms - both traditional and unusual - for just about any word you can imagine.
Typing v. Writing: Going Old School Might Be Better For LearningWhen it comes to note-taking, students who do it the old-fashioned way might be better off.
Mighty Writers Helping Young StorytellersThe daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.
The Decline And Fall Of The English MajorIn 1991, 165 students graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Yale. But in 2012, there were only 62.
Handwriting Without Tears AppGot 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.
Remembering Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich died on March 27th and every major newspaper carried her obituary, many chronicling her eighty-two years as a poet, essayist and activist.
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.