It’s Our Birthday!

Writers Who Care began five years ago as a way to bring teachers, parents, and professors together to support the teaching of writing in our schools. English Language Arts Teacher Educators (ELATE), a group that is part of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), believed that everyone should share in knowledge about the…

What Summer Writing Looks Like in Our House

By Anne Elrod Whitney, Ph.D. Our summer is underway, and all around us families are making plans, changing routines, looking back at the just-past school year and thinking in a vague, anticipatory kind of way to the next one. These are the days when saying “I’m going into _th grade” still sounds new and grown-up…