Sometimes parents worry that they don't know enough about writing to help their student. The great thing about IEW and Writing to Learn classes is that you will learn to write along with your student as you read the handbook pages, review the skills we are practicing, and act as a second pair of eyes … Continue reading I’m not very good at writing. How can I be the Editor?
Yes, it is absolutely necessary. My classes meet every two weeks, and that is much too long for a student to go without oversight. Actually, even one week is too long. The oversight of the Editor is one of the most important aspects of Writing to Learn classes. It is possibly the top reason that … Continue reading I’m very busy and don’t have time to serve as Editor for my student. Is it really necessary?
In Writing to Learn classes, the student is instructed on the assignment sheet to take work to the Editor for review at regular intervals. The Parent Editor commits to: Checking emails regularly. This is how I communicate with parents and students about issues on homework, notifications to check grades, assignment corrections and clarifications, and many … Continue reading What does the Editor do?
There are NO famous writers who do not have editors. In fact, the higher an author rises in the publishing world, the more editors he collects. Also, even some college professors insist that students have an editor, because, wisely, they have learned that unedited papers are painful to grade. 🙂 Since even the most experienced … Continue reading Why do you require each student to have a Parent Editor?