Running on Empty: The New and “Improved” School Lunch

I used to love school lunches. Seriously, I did! Our school had a main dish called Flying Saucer. It was a slice of ham, topped with a scoop of mashed potatoes, and smother in a creamy cheese sauce. Delicious.

And where you sat was just as important as what you were served. We all know our friends’ preferences. Sit by Jane on PBJ day because she would trade her sandwich for your carrot sticks and dip. Or Bobby would swap tater tots for chicken nuggets.

5 Tips: Writing for Book Promotion

Many authors think that once they have written their book, the hard work is over. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case. Whether you decide to go through a publishing house or self publish your book, getting information out into the world about your book is the most important thing that you can do.

How to Improve Your Essay Writing

The composition studies scholar David Bartholomae once wrote, “Every time a student sits down to write for us, (s)he has to invent the university. . .The student has to learn to speak our language, to speak as we do, to try on the peculiar ways of knowing, selecting, evaluating. . . and arguing.” Being a successful essay writer in college doesn’t happen overnight, and it isn’t the same as other types of writing (the way you write an email wouldn’t be the way you would approach writing an essay in college). In order to become a skilled writer, you have to learn the rules of academic writing and hit the right tone.

Ideas about Journal-Style Scientific Writing

Writing a good scientific paper is a real challenge for the majority of writers. Indeed, there are lots of requirements and hidden problems associated with scientific writing. Sometime the content is good but a paper does not meet precise style requirements, or vice versa, it is writer as per certain formal requirements, however, presents little helpful information and research facts. Journal style writing is even more complex.

Productivity Tips for Writers

Writing takes time – how much time depends on how efficient you are. We aren’t going to waste yours with fluff and nonsense. We are going to get right to the point – here are productivity tips and tools that specifically address the unique demands of writers.

Who Cares About Arts Education?!

Monet, da Vinci, and Van Gogh. Mozart, Bach, and Beethoven. George Bernard Shaw, Tennessee Williams, and William Shakespeare.

Other than their mothers, whose life has really been influenced by what these men have done? Naturally, we’ve enjoyed what they’ve produced; but have any of their accomplishments led to ours?

Essay Writing Tips – Learn from the Greatest

For many students, writing an essay is a daunting task. Often times, they don’t know where to begin. If students don’t know where to begin, they definitely don’t know where they will end up.

Instead of letting them flounder through the writing process, break it down into manageable steps. Here are eight steps to share with your students.