Red or Blue? Election Resources to Help You This Season

September 15, 2016

The presidential election will be here before we know it! Even though Election Day is November 8, there are many current events that will take place between now and then that will undoubtedly create an opportunity for teaching and learning in your classroom. To help with that, we have compiled a list of resources that will get your students talking and writing about this important aspect of government. 

Behind the Scenes: Taking a Bite Out of the Big Apple

August 25, 2016

Erin Fletcher is the Assistant Manager of Online Content and Research here at Measurement Incorporated and is very involved with helping to curate the content our users see in MI's writing sites. Erin is also a twice published author of two YA books - Where You'll Find Me and Pieces of You and Me. She recently attended the Writer's Digest Annual Conference in New York City.

What Can The Olympics Teach Us About Writing

August 10, 2016

Have you been watching the 2016 Olympic Games? So far, the United States is leading in total medal count, with 32, and gold medal count, with 11. Go team USA!

But there's more to the Olympics than medal count. There are many lessons to be learned from watching the world's top athletes compete (and dominate) in their sport. Even more specifically, we can take some of these lessons and apply them to writing.

Like what? you may ask.

Writing Lessons

August 1, 2016

Writing is a process. So often, students who are having trouble writing are so worried about the final product that they miss all of the steps in between.

Start Your New Year Off Right!

July 21, 2016

PEG Writing: New YearThe summer is going by so quickly! Before you know it, it will be time to start a new school year. Some teachers and students are already heading back to school.
 
Are you ready?
 

The Changing Landscape of Writing in the Classroom

June 30, 2016

PEG Writing: Changing Landscape of WritingHave you had a chance to read the recent report from Education Week? If not, you should!

Five Reasons YOU Should Be Using PEG Writing

June 23, 2016

Becoming a better writer is a skill that will follow students throughout their lifetimes, but getting students excited about practicing their writing can be a challenge.
 
How do you help reluctant writers practice their composition skills? One way is PEG Writing! PEG Writing is full of exciting tools for students and teachers alike. Today, we share five reasons YOU should be using PEG Writing in your classroom.

How Wild Is Your Pet Strawberry Contest Winners

June 1, 2016

A big thank you to all of those Texas students who participated in our PEG Writing How Wild Is Your Pet Strawberry? Writing Contest. We loved reading your essays! 
 
The winning class was Ms. Oliver's "6-1" 6th grade class from San Saba Middle School
 

PEG Writing: On The Road

May 26, 2016

It's that time of year again. End-of-grade tests, grade completion ceremonies, countdown projects - you're probably busy with all of this and more! The next few months will be quite busy for PEG Writing as well! We are on the road in Texas, Philadelphia, and Boston throughout the summer.
 

PEG Writing: A Year in Review

May 19, 2016

It's been a fun and exciting year for PEG Writing and our teachers and students. In case you missed anything, we've compiled a brief list of highlights from the 2015-2016 school year.
 
  • To all of our teacher users, have you missed any of our user webinars? They're available on demand in the support pages once you've logged in to your account. Catch up on the whole year!

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