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Benefits of Student Publications

I wouldn’t be a good editor and blogger today if I hadn’t been on the staffs of my high school news magazine or their literary and art publications. In the face of more rigorous graduation requirements and budget cuts, I’ve watched those publications struggle to survive. I don&rsq ...

How to Paraphrase a Difficult Text

Paraphrasing is essential when using sources in writing, but it’s challenging when a source uses difficult language. You can still use the source. However, you need to break down the steps for writing an effective paraphrase. The four steps are to look up difficult words, rewrite the passage ...

What to Expect from AP Language and AP Literature

You know these two Advanced Placement (AP) classes are college level and prepare you for taking the exams that determine whether you’ll get college credits for the coursework, but what does a day in the class look like? Classroom activities are similar despite AP Language’s focus on rhe ...

Get Pumped for High School!

If you’re nervous about starting high school or unsure what to expect, keep reading and relax. Many people find high school is the best part of their education and even of their lives. High school teaches a greater variety of subjects that will prepare you for college and your career. After s ...

Understanding and Avoiding Logical Fallacies in Writing

You don’t have to be as obsessed with logic as Mr. Spock is, but you should know enough about flawed logic to be able to avoid it in writing. Writers make points in various ways, some of which are better than others. Here’s an explanation of the following fallacies to avoid: strawman, f ...

Understanding and Writing Analysis Papers

A common but often perplexing assignment is an analysis paper. In general, an analysis breaks something into parts. For example, a process analysis is another name for a how-to paper. That specific assignment breaks down the steps in doing something. Being able to see how parts make a whole concept ...