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!

A Brief Thank You For All You Do

May 3, 2016

Teachers play one of the most vital roles in child development; one that is all-too-frequently taken for granted. 
 
So today, National Teacher's Day, we want to say thank you for all you do. The impact you have on the lives of your students will travel with them as they grow and flourish. 
 
From the PEG Writing team to all of the teachers out there: have a wonderful day!
 

 

Increase PEG Writing Use In Your Classroom!

April 22, 2016

It's April, which means the flowers are blooming, the weather is turning warmer, and you're trying to figure out how to squeeze everything into the last few weeks of school before testing begins!
 

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