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The book, published collaboratively by the National Writing Project in conjunction with the College Board's National Commission on Writing and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), gives them the opportunity to express their ideas about themselves, their families, and the places they live through writing and conversation with their caregivers.
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National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE): How to Help Your Child Become a Better Writer
The members of the National Council of Teachers of English welcome your involvement in your child's education in writing. We hope you will enjoy following these suggestions for helping your child become a better writer, both at home and at school.

ReadWriteThink provides educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

Looking at Writing: Reading Rockets
Writing is a process. Writing with kids can be incredibly rewarding. It can also be painstaking and frustrating, for the writer and for the adult. For most writers, it's somewhere in-between. This interactive tool is designed to help teachers and parents learn more about writing.

Tips for Parents: Writing and the Gifted Child
This Tips for Parents article is from a seminar hosted by Carol Martin, teacher for gifted and talented students, who offers parents tips on how they can help their gifted child develop the writing skills that will be necessary as they continue their education. Carol highlights the concern many parents have when their precocious student is reluctant to write.

Tool Kit for Parents: Tips for Helping with Writing Tasks

Tips for Parents of Struggling Adolescent Writers

Tips for Parents of Struggling Adolescent Writers
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Helping Young Children Develop Strong Writing Skills


Kimberly Baumgardner, M.Ed.
Educational Specialist Manager, Family Engagement
(210) 370-5431

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