Writing & Reading


Remembering The Pilgrims

New settlers set course from England’s Plymouth Harbor and, after 66 days at sea, they landed in what is now known as Cape Cod, Massachusetts.



Is Debate Team For Your Student?

Debates follow a format that starts with a topic. One team will take a position in favor and the other team will take the opposite position.



Classic Literature Reading For Middle School Students

More than anything, sharing a discussion about the books you’ve both read helps you bond with your busy student.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2011

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Taking Notes ‘On The Cloud’

Cloud note-taking services allow busy students to stay organized by synchronizing their notes online through companies such as SpringPad, Evernote, SimpleNote and Microsoft OneNote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

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The MEAP Test-The Real Fall Classic

If it’s October, then it’s MEAP testing time in Michigan’s schools.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011


Essays Come in All Shapes and Sizes

If students understand that there are four types of standard writing essays to choose from, it could increase their interest in classroom writing assignments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2011

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History Lesson At The Henry Ford

A field trip to a museum brings a history lesson to life for children of all ages. Inside of the Henry Ford you’ll find the largest steam engine ever built.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2011


Commonsense Media For Your Kids

Looking for a way to know which books will be interesting to your kids, but worried about whether the content is suitable?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2011

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YouTube Hosts Educational Clips

YouTube, the internet video service that has captivated the world has launched a new webpage where it hosts videos having to do with topics taught in schools and universities.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011


Great Books For High School Kids

While in elementary school, almost all kids have books they read for fun, by high school, for many students, the thrill of reading is gone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011