Celebrate National Summer Learning Day

June 19, 2015

 
This day is focused on keeping kids learning during the summer to prevent the dreaded summer slide. In honor of Summer Learning Day, we have compiled previous PEG Writing posts that are full of prompts, stimulus material, and activities to keep kids busy all summer! If you've missed these before, now is your chance to try one (or all) of websites and exercises listed below.
 

Why PEG Writing?

June 11, 2015

How can PEG Writing help my students practice their writing and help me save time?

That's one of the questions we frequently hear when talking to teachers and administrators around the country. Other concerns include the fact that PEG Writing is not aligned to a specific test preparation program, nor can districts input their own testing rubrics. So how does it actually save time in the classroom?

Learn the Rules, Then Break Them!

May 29, 2015

PEG Writing: Breaking the RulesPablo Picasso once said, “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” 
 

Prevent the Summer Slide!

May 18, 2015

Prevent the summer slide with PEG WritingWarmer weather and longer days...

Tests taken and grades published...

PEG Writing in the Classroom: 2,000 Essays!

May 12, 2015

PEG Writing in the Classroom

The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. Each month, we feature examples of student and teacher work in our PEG Writing in the Classroom posts.

Teacher Appreciation: PEG Writing Superlatives!

May 6, 2015

PEG Writing: Teacher SuperlativesIt’s Teacher Appreciation Week! We love working with educators throughout the year, and we want to take this time to say thank you! Thank you for using PEG Writing; but more importantly, thank you for working every day to engage students and help them grow.
 

Happy Earth Day!

April 22, 2015

PEG Writing: Happy Earth Day!When you think of Earth Day, you probably think Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. These tried-and-true principles work well, and they have propelled the sustainability movement for years.

PEG Writing in the Classroom: Mentor Texts & Daily Reading Assignments

April 14, 2015

PEG Writing in the Classroom

The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. We have featured some examples of student and teacher work in the past, but this month we're starting a new monthly column - PEG Writing in the Classroom.

Collaboration and Reluctant Writers

April 8, 2015

Sometimes it takes just a little creativity to get reluctant writers to open up. These collaboration exercises will engage all students - reluctant and eager writers - and encourage them to work together toward a common goal.

Reluctant Writers: How to Help

April 1, 2015

April's Resource Roundups will discuss the reluctant writer. There are many reasons students may be reluctant to write. The good news is that there are just as many ways to help the reluctant writer get more comfortable with the written word.

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