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Can reluctant writers or kids with challenges such as dysgraphia and dyslexia take your writing workshops?

Yes! The online learning environment offers many opportunities to support reluctant writers and kids with challenges such as dysgraphia and dyslexia. Writing starts with ideas. Fast-flying sparks and brainstorming that rains down in a steady stream. All kids have creative, exciting ideas! During our weekly Zoom calls, we focus on brainstorming and sharing ideas. For…

How to Use Treasure Maps as Story Outlines

“My child has lots of creative story ideas but struggles with putting them in a logical order.” I’ve heard this many times from parents, and it’s a common challenge for writers of all ages! But during the third week of my Pirate Adventure workshop, something happened that blew my mind. Even though I had provided…

Use word banks to enrich vocabulary and support young writers.

One way to support student writing is to provide word banks. With a word bank, kids have immediate access to a range of relevant words, from the “usual” to the challenging. There are many creative ways to craft word banks. For example, in my Pirate Adventure writing workshop, I stealthily provide a rich word bank…


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About Me

Hi, I’m Ronni. I’ve been a writer, editor, and proofreader for more than 23 years. I’m also the instructor at The Writer’s Workshop for Kids, and I like to share my philosophy, helpful resources, and more on this blog. Thank you for visiting. Happy writing!

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