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.
Thesaurasize acts as a mobile thesaurus, offering synonyms – both traditional and unusual – for just about any word you can imagine.
When it comes to note-taking, students who do it the old-fashioned way might be better off.
The daily work of volunteers at the three Mighty Writers locations in Philadelphia is helping kids, 7-17, think and write with clarity.
In 1991, 165 students graduated with a B.A. in English Literature from Yale. But in 2012, there were only 62.
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.
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.
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.