This time, we’re going to take a look at how a young man made the most of my College Essay Yes-Yes’s in his own winning application.
Tania Runyan offers guidelines for how to write a college application essay, including some no-no’s (and yes-yes’s).
Amidst all the data surrounding grades and test scores and class ranking, Tania Runyan assures us the college essay is a chance to just be yourself. Isn’t that a relief?
Enjoy an excerpt of the newest title from T. S. Poetry Press, The Joy of Poetry: How to Keep, Save & Make Your Life with Poems.
Besides all the free National Poetry Month gifts and inspirational invitations, we’ve got a surprise we can’t wait to share with you. The Joy of Poetry.
Introducing the How to Write a College Application Essay series, Tania Runyan assures us that poetry and personal statements aren’t too far off.
This week we journey to the country and explore countryside poems. Share your poetry with us and enjoy the idyllic peace and quiet of rural life.
Through constructive block play—which is actually a form of story-making—children use their hands and bodies to build their minds.
Come along on an exploration of the literary epic and find out why Virgil made us readers. Remember to pack your prompt-writing pencil!
Join us for this week’s prompt as we explore the nature of simile and its use in epic poetry.
Seek and find your muse and bring her along to inspire a poem. This week’s poetry prompt might be just what you need to start the day off right.
Building toys allow children opportunity for unscripted play which leads to language and creativity development. Monica Sharman shares 4 reasons your child needs building toys.
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. Today we consider Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall.”
Why Mark Twain (and countless high school students) wants to dig up Jane Austen and find her shin bone. Love it or hate it, Pride and Prejudice still tops the charts.
What can reading Ulysses in the woods teach us about changing education and throwing out the idea of homework? A whole lot.
How did you spend Take Your Poet to Work Day? We want to know. Like this, from Callie Feyen. What a marvelous, ticklish, soul-jazz way to spend the day!
SAT questions should test creativity and sense of humor. This one from Sara Barkat certainly does.
Be the envy of your coworkers when you bring Langston Hughes to the office with you for Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 16. He’s our first poet of 2014.
What does it mean to have a well-rounded writing approach? It might require a dog, a cup of tea, and Poe’s “The Raven.”
English Teaching Resources: Poem stacks are good for starting something. Good for jealous days.