Category Archives: Writing, Grammar & Blogging

Every Girl’s Right — January 14

The YES! Student Writing Competition is an opportunity for middle school through university students to write for a real audience and the chance to be published by an award-winning magazine. Registration for this competition is due by January 14, 2016.  … Continue reading

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Young Patriots — January 5

The National Center for Policy Analysis and Debate Central are happy to announce the 2015-2016 Young Patriots Essay Contest. Entrants have the opportunity to showcase their writing skills and compete for $9,000 in scholarship money. All essays must be submitted … Continue reading

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Crafting an Effective Writer — January 30 – March 9

This FREE online course is offered by MSJC.  It is geared for college bound and anyone who wants to improve his or her writing skills.  It is composed of five units and will require about 4-5 hours per unit of … Continue reading

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Teaching Writing to Students with Dyslexia — October 21

http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e9x9r32j7fbd3173&llr=u5ihfjnab: Dr Charles Haynes – How to Teaching Writing to Students with Dyslexia and Language LDs We’re thrilled to have Charley talking to us about effective strategies for teaching dyslexic students and students with other language LDs. You won’t want … Continue reading

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Magnum Opus Magazine

The following is from http://www.magnumopusmagazine.com: The Magnum Opus Magazine, a premier showcase of work from students around the world, is published as an online magazine by the Institute for Excellence in Writing and is based on ideas presented by James … Continue reading

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Digital Family Summit — October 12

The WordPress.com workshop takes place on Saturday, October 12th from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. The following is from WordPress at http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/digital-family-summit: Attending the Digital Family Summit this coming weekend in Baltimore, Maryland? Our own Karen Arnold will lead a workshop … Continue reading

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Writing Class: Real Life Research — September 9

The following is from Aaron Holbrook: Real Life Research For middle- and high-schoolers Current trends in education have shifted in recent years toward a more real life application for learning. This course is designed to help students identify real life … Continue reading

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Essay Scholarship — deadline August 15

The following is from College Plus at http://scholarships.collegeplus.org/instructions: Students must meet the age and academic requirements for CollegePlus to participate. With limited exceptions, this means students must be at least 14 years of age and have either completed Algebra 1 … Continue reading

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Grammarly Lite

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World Handwriting Contest — January 1-June 30

For details, please visit their website.  The following is from http://www.handwritingrepair.info/WHAC: MISSION STATEMENT It shall be the purpose of Handwriting For Humanity to foster the study and use of handwritten communications. The organization shall carry out this purpose through activities … Continue reading

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