How Writing Legends Can Help During School Closures

As a teacher facing school closures and remote learning at this time, are you looking for ways to engage your students in writing?  Many teachers need immediate support in getting things in place for their students. As part of our Assistance for Schools and Families ( in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and … Read more How Writing Legends Can Help During School Closures

Assistance for Schools and Families in Australia

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually $16.50) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in Australia

Assistance for Schools and Families in New Zealand (NZ)

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works well … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in New Zealand (NZ)

Assistance for Schools and Families in the United Kingdom

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually £8.50) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students and works … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in the United Kingdom

Assistance for Schools and Families in the United States (US)

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for Schools Free access to our new Writing Legends program (usually $11.50 USD) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students in … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in the United States (US)

Assistance for Schools and Families in Canada

These are extraordinary times and the pressure on everyone is immense. We would like to summarise our Assistance for Schools and Families response to Coronavirus. Assistance for SchoolsFree access to our new Writing Legends program (usually $15.50 CAD) for 8 to 14 year olds through to July 31, 2020. Writing Legends is particularly helpful for engaging students in writing … Read more Assistance for Schools and Families in Canada

What are some of the biggest challenges students face in learning writing?

Anything of significance that we do (especially new or difficult things) requires a lot of us. Oftentimes, this is far more than we realize or even care to admit.  The challenge with new or difficult activities  To take on a new or difficult activity requires motivation, a clear idea of how the activity benefits us … Read more What are some of the biggest challenges students face in learning writing?

Help children write short stories

Some children absolutely love writing stories. Their eyes widen with excitement and their imagination gets fired up. They talk animatedly about the characters they are developing. They spend a lot of time developing plots and various scenes. They go into amazingly intricate detail about backdrops and scenery.  The truth is that these children enjoy the … Read more Help children write short stories

Publish student writing to celebrate achievement

In our last post, we discussed celebrating both student writing effort and achievement. Writing can be a huge challenge not just for struggling writers but even for those who love writing in general. Having to start from scratch and staring at a blank page (or even an empty screen) can be very debilitating.   The terror … Read more Publish student writing to celebrate achievement

Let’s celebrate effort and achievement

Celebrating a milestone or achievement can give a child such an amazing feeling. It is incredibly wonderful when someone notices not just the achievement but the effort put in. It is even better when this effort is publicly acknowledged. Celebrate achievement  Why shouldn’t we celebrate achievement? It boosts the child’s confidence and increases their motivation.  … Read more Let’s celebrate effort and achievement

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