Empowering Writers

Toolbox: writing


K-1: Simplified Opinion Pillar

If there was one thing my own children had at age 5 it was strong opinions. My son Glenn (who today is a fashion designer designing high-end jeans for the Ralph Lauren RRL brand) knew exactly what clothes he preferred to wear to school. I should have known he’d become a collector of Vintage workwear […]

February 2015 Lesson of the Month

This month, students will research February’s celebrated heroes with one important question in mind! What type of influences – and/or media – prepared these epic heroes for their courageous roles? Then students will explore their own influences and how they might adjust these for their future. Melody Beattie, a revered self-help author, said, “The new […]