Your Child's Writing Life: How to Inspire Confidence, Creativity, and Skill at Every Age

Your Child's Writing Life: How to Inspire Confidence, Creativity, and Skill at Every Age

by Pam Allyn

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Overview

Your Child's Writing Life: How to Inspire Confidence, Creativity, and Skill at Every Age by Pam Allyn

An illuminating, first-of-its-kind resource to help parents foster a love of writing in their child's life.

New educational research reveals that writing is as fundamental to a child's development as reading. But though there are books that promote literacy, no book guides parents in helping their child cultivate a love of writing. In this book, Pam Allyn, a nationally recognized educator and literacy expert, reminds us that writing is not only a key skill but also an essential part of self-discovery and critical to success later in life. Allyn offers the "the five keys" to help kids WRITE-Word Power, Ritual, Independence, Time, and Environment-along with fun, imaginative prompts to inspire and empower children to put their thoughts on the page.

A groundbreaking blueprint for developing every child's abilities, Your Child's Writing Life teaches parents how to give a gift that will last a lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101529324
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/02/2011
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 365 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Pam Allyn is the executive director of the literacy organizations LitLife and LitWorld, and has received the Disney Points of Light Foundation award among others. She is the author of What to Read When. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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